Common English Name: Antigua and Barbuda
Capital: Saint John's

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Official Language(s)

English
Secondary Languages: Antiguan Creole

Resources

Pleasant climate

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

Black (87.3%), Mixed (4.7%), Hispanic (2.7%), White (1.6%)

People

Est. Population:

93,581

Demonym:

Antiguan
Barbudan

Religions:

Protestant (68.3%)
Other/Unspecified (17.7%)
Roman Catholic (8.2%)
Atheist (5.9%)

Largest City:

Saint John’s (22,000)

Geography

Region:

Eastern Caribbean (West Indies)

Bodies of Water:

Caribbean Sea (Surrounded)

Total Area:

442.6 km2
(100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

0 km (Island)

Total Coastline:

153 km

Climate

Tropical maritime

Terrain:

Low-lying limestone
Coral islands
Some higher volcanic areas

Highest Point

Boggy Peak (462 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Natural Disasters

Hurricanes
Tropical storms

Government

Type:

Constitutional monarchy with a Commonwealth realm

Heads of State:

Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom)

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Gaston Browne

Admin. Divisions

6 Parishes
2 Divisions

Independence:

1 November 1981 (from the United Kingdom)

Nat'l Symbol:

Fallow deer

Nat'l Anthem:

Fair Antigua, We Salute Thee

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$23,600 (USD)

Currency

$ (East Caribbean Dollar)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = $ (East Caribbean Dollar)2.70

Communication

Internet Code

.ag

Telephone Code

+1 (268)

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Cultural Notes

Although an independent and sovereign nation, Antigua and Barbuda still remains within the British Commonwealth’s realm and is therefore still governed by the British crown, with a governor-general appointed to the islands.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ac.html (Majority of information) Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data) Information accurate to best of ability as of 22 October 2016