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Saint Kitts and Nevis

Official English Name: Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Common English Name: Saint Kitts and Nevis

Capital: Basseterre

REGION
Caribbean
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
None (Island)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Caribbean Sea (Surrounded)
TOTAL AREA
261 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
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 RESOURCES
Arable land
NATURAL DISASTERS
Hurricanes
DEMONYM
Kittitian
Nevisian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Antiguan (94.6%)1
East Indian (2.7%)
British (2.0%)
Other (0.7%)2
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
English
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Protestant (41.2%)
Other Christian (22.9%)
Anglican (20.7%)
Roman Catholic (7.7%)
Atheist (4.0%)
POPULATION
52,329
LARGEST CITY
Basseterre (14,000)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Parliamentary Democracy
HEAD OF STATE
Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom)
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Timothy Harris
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
14 Parishes
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
19 September 1983 (from the United Kingdom)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Brown Pelican
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Oh Land of Beauty
GDP PER CAPITA
$24,600 (USD)
CURRENCY
$ (East Caribbean Dollar)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = $2.70 (XCD)
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.kn
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+1 (869)

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

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.