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Antigua Information

Antigua and Barbuda (2 islands) are located in the Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico.

  • Language: The official language spoken in Antigua and Barbuda is English

  • Currency: The currency used in Antigua and Barbuda is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$)

  • Population: Antigua and Barbuda has a population of 89,018 (July 2012 est.)

  • Land Size: Antigua and Barbuda has an area of 442.6 square kilometers between the two islands (Antigua is 280 square kilometers and Barbuda is 161 square kilometers)

  • Capital: The capital of Antigua and Barbuda is St. John's

  • Borders: Antigua and Barbuda has no berdering countries because the are islands.

  • Industries:
    tourism, construction, light manufacturing (clothing, alcohol, household appliances). Agriculture: cotton, fruits, vegetables, bananas, coconuts, cucumbers, mangoes, sugarcane; livestock.

  • Land divisions:
    Antigua and Barbuda is divided into 6 parishes and 2 dependencies*; Barbuda*, Redonda*, Saint George, Saint John, Saint Mary, Saint Paul, Saint Peter, Saint Philip

  • Major Cities: Top ten:
    Saint John's (Saint John), All Saints, Liberta (Saint Paul), Bolans (Saint Mary), Potters Village (Saint John), Parham (Saint Peter), Carlisle (Saint George), Cedar Grove (Saint John), Swetes (Saint Paul), Codrington (Barbuda)

    English
    Caribbean Countries  Caribbean Map  Antigua Flag  Map of Antigua
    Español
    Paises del Caribe  Mapa del Caribe  Bandera de Antigua  Mapa de Antigua





    Sources
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ac.html
    http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2336.htm
    http://www.geonames.org/AG/largest-cities-in-antigua-and-barbuda.html
    http://sobrecaribe.com/2008/09/28/islas-leeward-en-las-pequenas-antillas/ (picture above)

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