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Caribbean Population, Size, Language
by Xavier Murphy

Below is a brief overview of the other Caribbean islands.

NAME LOCATION SIZE POPULATION LANGUAGE
Anguilla Eastern Caribbean 40 Sq. Miles 10,300 English
Antigua/Barbuda Eastern Caribbean 108 Sq. Miles 66,500 English
Aruba S. Caribbean 77 Sq. Miles 81,507 Dutch,
English,
Spanish,
Papiamento
The Bahamas 50 miles S. of Florida 700 Islands

29 Inhabited

273,000 English
Barbados Windwards 166 Sq. Miles 264,000 English
Belize Central America 8,867 Sq. Miles 214,000 English, Spanish, Creole
BR Virgin Islands E. of Puerto Rico 36 Islands - 59 Sq Miles 17,896 English
Cayman Islands NW of Jamaica 3 Islands - 100 Sq Miles 31,930 English
Curacao S. Caribbean 444 Sq. Miles 146,828 Dutch, English, Spanish, Papiamento
Dominica Eastern Caribbean 290 Sq. Miles 73.500 English, French Creole
Dominican Republic E. 1/3 of Hispaniola 18,700 Sq Miles 7.7 million Spanish
French Guiana South American Coast 33,135 Sq. Miles 130,000 French
Grenada E. Caribbean 133 Sq. Miles 95,500 English
Guadeloupe E. Caribbean 687 Sq. Miles 410,000 French, Creole
Guyana South America 83,000 Sq. Miles

5% Inhabited

730,000 English
Haiti W 1/3 of Hispaniola 10,700 Sq. Miles 7 Million French, Creole
Jamaica South of Cuba 4,111 Sq. Miles 2.5 million English
Martinique E. Caribbean 840 Sq. Miles 360,000 French, Creole
Montserrat Leeward Islands 39.5 Sq. Miles 10,581 English
St. Kitts/Nevis Leeward Islands 133 Sq. Miles 42,000 English
St. Lucia E. Caribbean 238 Sq. Miles 142,689 English & French Patois
St. Martin/St. Maarten 150 miles SE of Puerto Rico 37 sq. miles 32,000 (St Martin) & 38,876 (St. Maarten ) French, Dutch, English
St. Vincent & the Grenadines E. Caribbean 150 Sq. Miles 118,000 English
Suriname S. America, north of Brazil 63,251 Sq. Miles 455,000 Dutch, Surinamese, Hindi, Chinese and Javanese
Trinidad & Tobago 7 miles west of Venezuela 1,980 Sq. Miles 1.2 Million English
Turks & Caicos SE end of the Bahamas 192 Sq. Miles 13,800 English
US Virgin Islands SE of Puerto Rico 135 sq miles 119,827 English


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