The city of Havana is only 180 km. (112 miles) from the United
States and Cabo de San Antonio in the west is only 210km.
(131 miles) from Mexico.
France is five times bigger than Cuba, but several countries
such as Holland, Belgium, Hungary, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark
and Switzerland could each fit inside Cuba at least once and
some several times.
The province of CamagŁey in central Cuba has exactly
the same area as the nation of Israel, and the total area
of Albania, Haiti, Hawaii, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Luxembourg
taken together is about the same as Cuba.