Description: The Physical Map of Cuba showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Cuba is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea and it lies between north latitude 21.30 and west longitude 80 degrees. The country covers a total land area of about 109,884 square kilometers. The total area including territorial and coastal waters amounts up to 110,860 square kilometers. The country has a coastline of 5,746 kilometers. The highest point on land is known as Pico Turquino and it is 1,974 meters above sea level and it is a part of the Sierra Maestra Range. The lowest point however lies at mean sea level with the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. The island measures a mere 31 kilometers at its narrowest point.
It is the largest Caribbean country by means of land area. The southeast part of the country contains plains, rolling hills and mountains. Of all the mountain ranges in the country the most important ones are the Sierra Maestra, Sierra Cristal, Escambray Mountains and the Sierra del Rosario.
Zapata Swamp is the largest marshy swamp land in the country covering an area of about 4,520 square kilometers. There are no rivers of streams in the country. The largest fresh water reservoir is known as the Laguna de Leche. Another manmade reservoir by the name Zaza Reservoir also exists.
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