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Saint Kitts

St Kitts & Nevis This tiny country consists of two main islands in the middle of the Caribbean. The blend of cultures makes them an exotic destionation of lush subtropical climate. The athmosphere here is palpably luxuriant, it is an idyllic mixture of sunshine, sea, fresh air, and fantastically abundant vegetation.

Area: 269 Km²
Population: 38.800 (2001 est.)
Density: 144 pop/Km²

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy
Capital: Basseterre (12.600 pop.)
Major cities: -
Ethnic majority: Black and mulatto 97%, White and Asian 3%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Mount Misery 1156 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: St. Kitts 176 Km², Nevis 93 Km²
Climate: Tropical

Language: English (official), Creole-English
Religion: Protestant 76%
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 2/1, 19/9, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 001-869
GMT: -4

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