Cuba, officially The Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud(Isle of Youth) and several minor archipelagos.
Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean meet.
It is south of both the U.S. state of Florida and the Bahamas, west of Haiti, and north of Jamaica.
Havana is the largest city and capital; other major cities include Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey. Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean, with an area of 109,884 square kilometres (42,426 sq mi), and the second-most populous is Hispaniola in the Caribbean, with over 11 million inhabitants.
Cuba is one of the world’s last planned economies and its economy is dominated by the exports of sugar, tobacco, coffee and skilled labor. According to the Human Development Index, It is described as a country with high human development and is ranked the eighth highest in North America, though 67th in the world. It also ranks highly in some metrics of national performance, including health care and education, and is the only country in the world to receive WWF’s definition of sustainable development.