Hispaniola is second-largest island by area in the Caribbean Sea, measuring 29,529 square miles. It is second in size to Cuba, which has an area of 40,852 square miles.
The island of Hispaniola is home to the two Caribbean nations of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Haiti is located on the western side of the island and has a total area of 10,714 square miles, including its coast. The Dominican Republic is located on the eastern side of the island and has a larger total size of 18,704 square miles. The third-largest island in the Caribbean Sea is Jamaica, which is 4,320 square miles in area.Learn More
Cuba is the biggest Caribbean island. It is more than one-third larger than Hispaniola, the second largest Caribbean island, and almost 10 times bigger than Jamaica, the third largest island.Full Answer >
The smallest island in the Caribbean is Saba, which has a land area of 5 square miles. The island’s small size keeps it secluded with a local population of around 1,500.Full Answer >
Cuba is the largest country in the Caribbean by size and population, according to USA Today. The area of Cuba is 42,803 square miles, slightly smaller than Pennsylvania, and the CIA estimates the population of Cuba to be 11,047,251 as of July 2014.Full Answer >
The three largest Caribbean islands by land area are Cuba, Hispaniola and Jamaica. The three most populous Caribbean nation-states as of 2011 are Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic.Full Answer >