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Geography Statistics of Caribbean

  • Overall Size: 2,754,000 sq km (1,063,000 sq miles)
  • Land Area: 239,681 sq km (92,541 sq miles)
  • Water: 2,514,319 sq km (970,459 sq miles)
  • Percent of Earth's Land Surface: 0.16%
  • Highest Point: Pico Duarte
    3098 m (10,614 ft) (see map)
  • Lowest Point: Lake Enriquillo
    (-39 m) (-128 ft) (see map)
  • Deepest Point: Cayman Trough
    7,686 m (25,220 ft) (see map)
  • Horizontal Width: 2,197 km (1,365 miles) from Cancun, Mexico, east to San Juan, Puerto Rico (see map)
  • Vertical Length: 1,799 km (1,118 miles) from Miami, Florida, southeast to Oranjestad, Aruba (see map)
  • Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections

  • Caribbean Countries (by land area)
    • Cuba: 110,860 sq km
    • Dominican Republic: 48,730 sq km
    • Haiti: 27,560 sq km
    • Jamaica: 10,830 sq km
    • Bahamas: 10,010 sq km
    • Trinidad and Tobago: 5,128 sq km
    • Dominica: 754 sq km
    • St. Lucia: 616 sq km
    • Antiqua: 443 sq km
    • Barbados: 431 sq km
    • St Vincent 389 sq km
    • Grenada: 344 sq km
    • St. Kitts and Nevis: 261 sq km
  • Land Area: (all countries)

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This page was last updated on September 19, 2016.