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Welcome to Cuba

Updated: January 16, 2006, 9:19 PM ET
By Joe Connor | Special to ESPN.com

Quick facts

Location: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 90 miles south of Key West, Fla. Size: 666 square miles, or slightly smaller than Pennsylvania Population: 11 million People: Spanish descent 60%; Mixed race 22%; African-language (Spanish) 11% Government: Communist state Capital: Havana (population: 2 million)

Baseball (and other interesting) notes Most known for: Outstanding amateur program; Communist leader Fidel Castro; defectors, mostly ...

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