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Antigua and Barbuda
|Antigua and Barbuda|
Parliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
East Caribbean dollar
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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:
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