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Antigua and Barbuda

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Antigua and Barbuda

Flag of Antigua and Barbuda

Official languages

Saint John's
442 km²
Parliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
93.581 (2016)
Time zone
East Caribbean dollar
Demonym Antiguans and Barbudan
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Antigua and Barbuda is a "country" on the eastern side of the Caribbean Sea, on the border of the Atlantic Ocean. Antigua and Barbuda consist of three islands: Antigua, Barbuda and the uninhabited island of Redonda. Western of Antigua and Barbuda is Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Antigua and Barbuda is a member of the British Commonwealth and became independent of the United Kingdom on November 1, 1981. The country is a Commonwealth realm with Elizabeth II as head of state. In 2011, the country had 86,295 inhabitants; The population density was thus 195 inhabitants per km².

Religion[edit | edit source]

Antigua and Barbuda is a Christian country. 74 % of the population is Christian. For the rest, there are about 200 Muslims, 200 Hindus, and 30 Jews.

Biggest cities[edit | edit source]

The ten biggest cities are:

City Inhabitants
Saint John's 22.634
All Saints 3.412
Liberta 2.239
Potter's Village 2.067
Bolans 1.785
Swetes 1.573
Seaview Farm 1.486
Pigotts 1.363
Parham 1.276
Clare Hall 1.273
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