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SizeAn archipelago, 4,020 kilometres (2,500 mi) in length, and up to 257 kilometres (160 mi) wide; region contains more than 7,000 islands, islets, reefs, and cays
Population (2000)37.5 million[1]
Ethnic groupsAfricans, Native Americans (Arawak, Caribs, Tainos), Europeans (Spanish, French, English, Portuguese, Dutch), Asian (Chinese, Indian)
DemonymWest Indian, Caribbean, American
Government13 sovereign states; also, 2 overseas departments and 14 dependent territories, tied to the European Union or to the United States
Largest citiesHavana
Santo Domingo
San Juan
Port of Spain
Internet TLDMultiple
Calling codeMultiple
Time ZoneUTC-5 to UTC-4
Central America and the Caribbean
Detail of tectonic plates from: Tectonic plates of the world


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  1. Àṣìṣe ìtọ́kasí: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named p2000
  2. Pronounced /ˌkærɨˈbiːən/ or /kəˈrɪbiən/. Both pronunciations are equally valid; indeed, they see equal use even within areas of the Caribbean itself. Cf. Royal Caribbean, which stresses the second syllable, and Pirates of the Caribbean, which stresses the first and third. In each case, as a proper noun, those who would normally pronounce it a different way may use the pronunciation associated with the noun when referring to it. More generic nouns such as the Caribbean Community are generally referred to using the speaker's preferred pronunciation.
    Spánì: [Caribe] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help); Dutch Nl-Caraïben.ogg Caraïben ; Faransé: Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles