The Caribbean region boasts a rich and diverse cultural landscape shaped by indigenous, African, European, and Asian influences. It encompasses numerous countries and territories, each with unique cultural expressions and historical narratives.
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Countries & Territories in the Caribbean
Anguilla is a British overseas territory and is the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles. It is known for its easygoing atmosphere and magnificent beaches and waters. The Valley is the principal town and capital. The territory includes several other smaller islands and cays.
Hispaniola is the second largest and most populated island in the Caribbean region. It is located within the Greater Antilles and is divided politically into two sovereign nations: the Republic of Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Saint Martin is an island in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. It lies at the northern end of the Leeward Islands group in the Lesser Antilles. The southern third of the island is tied historically and administratively with the Netherlands, and the northern two-thirds with France.
The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, situated on an underwater plateau marine bank. The Turks and Caicos include eight large cays and numerous smaller cays, islets, reefs, banks and rocks.