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Political Map of Caribbean Islands

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Description:Caribbean Islands map shows international boundaries, major cities and capitals indicated in the red. Disclaimer

The Caribbean region comprises the Caribbean Sea and its many islands, located to the south-east of the Gulf of Mexico, east of Central America and Mexico, and to the north of South America.

As the political map of Caribbean Islands shows, the Caribbean is bounded on the north by the islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico, on the east by the Leeward Islands and Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, on the south by South America, and on the west by Central America. Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico lie to the north-west of the islands.

The map of Caribbean Islands also the major cities, towns, countries and their capitals, and the international boundaries of the islands.

The major islands of the Caribbean include:
  • Cuba
  • Hispaniola
  • Puerto Rico
  • Jamaica
  • Dominica
  • Montserrat
  • Saba
  • Saint Kitts
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Thomas
  • Saint John
  • Tortola
  • Grenada
  • Saint Vincent
  • Guadeloupe
  • Martinique
  • Trinidad and Tobago

Some of the largest cities in the Caribbean islands include: Santo Domingo, Havana, Santiago de los Caballeros, Port-au-Prince, Kingston, Santiago de Cuba, San Juan, and Holguin.

The Caribbean has a number of unique holiday destinations. The place is a haven for beach lovers; the white sand beaches in most of the Caribbean are an ideal place for vacationers to relax. Besides, the Caribbean provides ample of recreational opportunities like surfing, sailing, scuba diving, windsurfing, and swimming with dolphins.

The rain-forests in the Caribbean are worth-visiting as they are home to numerous plant and bird species. Cruise ships and golf courses in the islands draw millions of people to the islands.