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asked in category: General Last Updated: 5th March, 2020

Does Cuba have any mountains?

Cuba's coastal areas are the most mountainous. In the Sierra de los Organos of the far-northwest the landscape is hilly with a few lower mountains. In the southwest the Sierra Maestra is a mountain range that rises sharply from the coast. Located there, Pico Turquino at 6,650 ft (1,999 m), is the highest point in Cuba.

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Also to know is, does Cuba have any deserts?

Cuba has many different habitats, from mountain forests to jungles and grasslands. There are even small deserts. These different ecosystems are home to unique plants and animals found only in Cuba.

Additionally, are there mountains in Havana? The main island consists mostly of flat to rolling plains. At the southeastern end is the Sierra Maestra, a range of steep mountains whose highest point is the Pico Real del Turquino at 1,974 metres (6,476 ft). Havana is the largest city and capital; other major cities include Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey.

Correspondingly, how many mountain ranges are in Cuba?

two mountain ranges

What type of landform is Cuba?

Major Landforms: Cuba is the 17th largest island in the world. Sierra Maestra mountain range, Sierra Cristal Mountains, Escambray Mountains, Pico Turquino Mountain, and Zapata Swamp.

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