Area: 116 sq km
Population: 240 inhab. (estimate 2021)
Density: 2.07 inhab./sq km

Guántanamo Bay

Guantánamo Bay
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GMT  -5
DST  -4
DST duration (start-end) late March-late October

A bay on the island of Cuba, with an area of 116 km², it was leased to the USA as a naval base in 1903 against an annual payment of US$ 2000. In 2002, a detainment camp was created within the base for hundreds of prisoners captured by the US troops. The uninhabited island of Navassa (5 km²), situated between Jamaica and Haiti, has been under the authority of the Department of Defense since 1996. Cuba and Haiti lay claim to it.