Caribbean

The islands of the Caribbean Sea or West Indies are an extensive archipelago in the far west of the Atlantic Ocean, mostly strung between and .

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is the largest Caribbean island. The country has nine World Heritage Sites, as well as beaches, colonial architecture and distinct cultural history. Photo: Rastapopulous, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are an archipelago in the southeastern Caribbean, forming a barrier between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: Martin Falbisoner, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a Caribbean country that occupies the eastern half of the island of , which it shares with . Photo: It419, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , or The Bahama Islands, is an archipelago consisting of many islands in the Atlantic Ocean east of . Photo: Bryce Edwards, CC BY 2.0.

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ticks all the boxes for a picture-perfect Caribbean island holiday. Photo: tomasfano, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a Caribbean country on the western half of the island of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is an situated in the . Photo: papushin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a self-governing overseas territory in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Caribbean, off the coast of east of . Photo: Curtis & Renee, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a tropical Caribbean island, a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Photo: Serge Melki, CC BY 2.0.

The are an island group in the Caribbean Sea, 90 mi south of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

The are only about 60 km long, and consist of over 40 islands and cays. Photo: Tim Sackton, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an island in the Caribbean, among the group known as the ABC Islands alongside and . Photo: Mtmelendez, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Caribbean

Latitude of center
14.5256° or 14° 31' 32" north
Longitude of center
-75.8183° or 75° 49' 6" west
Population
39,200,000
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5702212725
Geo­Names ID
9863210
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Karibiese gebied
  • Albanian: Karaibet
  • Amharic: ካሪቢያን
  • Arabic: Caribe
  • Arabic: الكاريبي
  • Armenian: Կարիբյան ավազան
  • Armenian: Վեստ Ինդիա
  • Asturian: Caribe
  • Avaric: Kariba is Antilla
  • Azerbaijani: Karib hövzəsi
  • Basque: Karibea
  • Belarusian: Вест-Індыя
  • Belarusian: Вэст-Індыя
  • Belarusian: Карыбы
  • Bengali: ক্যারিবীয় অঞ্চল
  • Bosnian: Karibi
  • Bulgarian: Карибски регион
  • Burmese: ကာရစ်ဘီယံဒေသ
  • Catalan: Carib
  • Central Kurdish: کاریبی
  • Chechen: Вест-Инди
  • Chinese: Caribe Tē-khu
  • Chinese: 加勒比
  • Chinese: 加勒比地区
  • Chinese: 加勒比地區
  • Croatian: Karibi
  • Czech: Karibik
  • Danish: Caribien
  • Dimli (individual language): Karibieni
  • Dutch: Caraïben
  • Dutch: Caraïbische eilanden
  • Dutch: Caraïbisch gebied
  • Egyptian Arabic: كاريبى
  • English: Caribbean region
  • English: The Caribbean
  • Esperanto: Karibaj Landoj
  • Esperanto: Karibio
  • Estonian: Kariibi mere regioon
  • Faroese: Karibia
  • Fiji Hindi: Caribbean Sea
  • Finnish: Karibia
  • Finnish: Karibian saaret
  • Finnish: Länsi-Intia
  • French: Caraïbe
  • French: Caraïbes
  • French: espace caraïbe
  • French: espace des Caraïbes
  • Friulian: Caraibs
  • Galician: Caribe
  • Georgian: კარიბები
  • German: Karibik
  • Greek: Καραϊβική
  • Guarani: Karimbe
  • Guarani: Karíve
  • Guianese Creole French: Karayb
  • Haitian: Karayib
  • Hakka Chinese: Caribe Thi-khî
  • Hausa: Caribe Thi-khî
  • Hausa: Karibiyan
  • Hebrew: הקריביים
  • Hindi: कॅरीबियाई
  • Hindi: कैरिबिया
  • Hungarian: Karib-térség
  • Icelandic: Karíbahafseyjar
  • Iloko: Karibe
  • Inari Sami: Karibia
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Karibia
  • Italian: Caraibi
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kiaribiyan
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kyaribiyan
  • Japanese: カリブ地域
  • Japanese: カリブ海地域
  • Javanese: Karibia
  • Kazakh: Карибтер
  • Kikuyu: Caribbean
  • Kongo: Karibe
  • Korean: 카리브
  • Kotava: Kariba is Antilla
  • Kurdish: Karîb
  • Lao: Karibe
  • Latin: Caribaeum
  • Latvian: Karību reģions
  • Lithuanian: Karibų jūros regionas
  • Lombard: America caraibica
  • Low German: Kariben
  • Low German: Karibik
  • Low German: Karibisk gebeed
  • Luxembourgish: Karibik
  • Macedonian: Кариби
  • Malagasy: Karaiba
  • Malay: Caribbean
  • Malayalam: കരീബിയൻ
  • Marathi: कॅरिबियन
  • Min Dong Chinese: Caribe dê-kṳ̆
  • Min Nan Chinese: Caribe Tē-khu
  • Mingrelian: კარიბიშ კოკეფი
  • Northern Frisian: Kariibik
  • Norwegian: Karibia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Karibia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Karibia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Cariba
  • Oromo: Karibiyaan
  • Panjabi: ਕੈਰੀਬੀਆ
  • Persian: منطقه کارائیب
  • Persian: کارائیب
  • Polish: Caribbean
  • Polish: Caribe
  • Polish: Indie Zachodnie
  • Polish: Karaiby
  • Polish: Region Karaibski
  • Polish: Wyspy Karaibskie
  • Portuguese: Antilhas
  • Portuguese: Caraibas
  • Portuguese: Caraíbas
  • Portuguese: Caribe
  • Portuguese: Indias Ocidentais
  • Portuguese: Índias Ocidentais
  • Quechua: Chawpi Awya Yalap Wat'ankuna
  • Quechua: Chawpi Awya Yalap Wat'a qutu
  • Romanian: Caraibe
  • Romanian: Insulele Caraibe
  • Romansh: Caribica
  • Russian: Вест-Индия
  • Russian: Карибский регион
  • Russian: Карибы
  • Sanskrit: वेष्ट्-इण्डीस्
  • Sardinian: Caràibes
  • Saterfriesisch: Karibik
  • Scots: Caribbean
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Roinn Charaibeach
  • Serbian: Кариби
  • Serbo-Croatian: Karibi
  • Slovak: Karibik
  • Slovenian: Karibi
  • Somali: Kaaribiyaan
  • South Azerbaijani: کارائیپ
  • Spanish: Caribe
  • Swahili: Visiwa vya Karibi
  • Swedish: Karibien
  • Swedish: Västindien
  • Swiss German: Karibik
  • Tagalog: Karibe
  • Tamil: கரிபியன்
  • Tatar: Кәриб төбәге
  • Thai: แคริบเบียน
  • Tibetan: ཁེ་ར་བི་ཧན།
  • Tosk Albanian: Karibik
  • Tulu: ವೆಸ್ಟ್ ಇಂಡೀಸ್
  • Tulu: ವೆಸ್ಟ್ ಇ೦ಡೀಸ್
  • Turkish: Karayipler
  • Ukrainian: Кариби
  • Urdu: کیریبین
  • Venetian: Caraibi
  • Vietnamese: Vùng Caribe
  • Vlaams: Karajiebn
  • Waray (Philippines): Caribe
  • Welsh: Y Caribî
  • Western Frisian: Karibysk Gebiet
  • Western Frisian: Karibysk gebiet
  • Western Panjabi: کیریبیا
  • Wu Chinese: 卡里平
  • Yiddish: קאראאיבן
  • Yoruba: Kàríbẹ́ánì
  • Yue Chinese: 加勒比
  • Caribbean Islands
  • Karibianmeri
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