Official English Name: Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Common English Name: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Capital: Basseterre

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Official Language(s)

English
Secondary Languages:

Resources

Arable land

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

Antiguan (94.6%)1, East Indian (2.7%), British (2.0%), Other (0.7%)2

People

Est. Population:

52,329

Demonym:

Kittitian
Nevisian

Religions:

Protestant (41.2%)
Other Christian (22.9%)
Anglican (20.7%)
Roman Catholic (7.7%)
Atheist (4.0%)

Largest City:

Basseterre (14,000)

Geography

Region:

Caribbean

Bodies of Water:

Caribbean Sea (Surrounded)

Total Area:

261 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

0 km (Island)

Total Coastline:

135 km

Climate

Tropical

Terrain:

Volcanic
Mountainous interiors

Highest Point

Mount Liamuiga (1,156 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Natural Disasters

Hurricanes

Government

Type:

Parliamentary Democracy

Heads of State:

Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom)

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Timothy Harris

Admin. Divisions

14 Parishes

Independence:

19 September 1983 (from the United Kingdom)

Nat'l Symbol:

Brown Pelican

Nat'l Anthem:

Oh Land of Beauty

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$24,600 (USD)

Currency

$ (East Caribbean Dollar)

Exchange Rate

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

Communication

Internet Code

.kn

Telephone Code

+1 (869)

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Cultural Notes

Cricket is the most popular sport in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sc.html (Majority of information)
https://joshuaproject.net/countries/SC (Ethnic and religious data)
http://statistics.gov.rw/publication/rphc4-final-report-publication-tables (City population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 27 November 2016
1Antiguan includes those of African descent and mixed African/European descent.
2Other prominent ethnicities are Portuguese, Chinese, and Lebanese.