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Caribbean Population, Size, Language


Below is a brief overview of the other Caribbean islands.

AnguillaEastern Caribbean40 Sq. Miles10,300English
Antigua/BarbudaEastern Caribbean108 Sq. Miles66,500English
ArubaS. Caribbean77 Sq. Miles81,507Dutch,
The Bahamas50 miles S. of Florida700 Islands

29 Inhabited

BarbadosWindwards166 Sq. Miles264,000English
BelizeCentral America8,867 Sq. Miles214,000English, Spanish, Creole
BR Virgin IslandsE. of Puerto Rico36 Islands – 59 Sq Miles17,896English
Cayman IslandsNW of Jamaica3 Islands – 100 Sq Miles31,930English
CuracaoS. Caribbean444 Sq. Miles146,828Dutch, English, Spanish, Papiamento
DominicaEastern Caribbean290 Sq. Miles73.500English, French Creole
Dominican RepublicE. 1/3 of Hispaniola18,700 Sq Miles7.7 millionSpanish
French GuianaSouth American Coast33,135 Sq. Miles130,000French
GrenadaE. Caribbean133 Sq. Miles95,500English
GuadeloupeE. Caribbean687 Sq. Miles410,000French, Creole
GuyanaSouth America83,000 Sq. Miles

5% Inhabited

HaitiW 1/3 of Hispaniola10,700 Sq. Miles7 MillionFrench, Creole
JamaicaSouth of Cuba4,111 Sq. Miles2.5 millionEnglish
MartiniqueE. Caribbean840 Sq. Miles360,000French, Creole
MontserratLeeward Islands39.5 Sq. Miles10,581English
St. Kitts/NevisLeeward Islands133 Sq. Miles42,000English
St. LuciaE. Caribbean238 Sq. Miles142,689English & French Patois
St. Martin/St. Maarten150 miles SE of Puerto Rico37 sq. miles32,000 (St Martin) & 38,876 (St. Maarten )French, Dutch, English
St. Vincent & the GrenadinesE. Caribbean150 Sq. Miles118,000English
SurinameS. America, north of Brazil63,251 Sq. Miles455,000Dutch, Surinamese, Hindi, Chinese and Javanese
Trinidad & Tobago7 miles west of Venezuela1,980 Sq. Miles1.2 MillionEnglish
Turks & CaicosSE end of the Bahamas192 Sq. Miles13,800English
US Virgin IslandsSE of Puerto Rico135 sq miles119,827English

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