The Geography and Climate of Cuba


What's New:

Cholly Naranjo

July 9, 2014

Read about Cholly Naranjo at Biography Project, a Cuban born baseball player and a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 1956 season.


Upcoming Talk

January 21, 2015

Jose Ramirez will be at the Collier County Museum in Naples Florida on January 21, 2015 at 2PM to speak about his book “Defining Moments” and the conditions he found in Cuba during his multiple trips.


Jacksonville Presentation

January 24, 2014

A day long Lecture series at the Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville FL on January 24, 2014 to the Social Studies and History classes regarding past and current conditions in Cuba based on the author's personal experiences and research.

  • 90 miles from the coast of Florida to the North
  • 54 miles from Haiti to the East
  • 85 miles from Jamaica to the South
  • 130 miles from the Yucatan Peninsula to the West
  • 750 miles in length (by comparison California 770, Florida 550)
  • 18-120 miles wide based on its irregular shape (by comparison Florida 160)
  • The largest and westernmost island of the Antilles between North and South America
  • Its average annual temperature is 77F with a high around 95 and a low of around 53