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Antigua and Barbuda
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
Anthem: Fair Antigua, We Salute Thee
Royal anthemGod Save the Queena
Capital
and largest city
St. John's
17°7′N61°51′W / 17.117°N 61.850°W / 17.117; -61.850
Official languagesEnglish
Other languagesAntiguan Creole
Ethnic groups (1996)89% Black
4.4% Mixed
2.4% White
2.5% Other
DemonymAntiguan
Barbudan
GovernmentParliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
 • MonarchElizabeth II
 • Governor GeneralRodney Williams
 • Prime MinisterGaston Browne
LegislatureParliament
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
Independence
 • Associated State27 February 1967 
 • from the United Kingdom1 November 1981 
Area
 • Total440 km2 (195th)
170 sq mi
 • Water (%)negligible
Population
 • 2014 estimate91,295 (199th)
 • 2011 census81,799
 • Density186/km2
481/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$2.159 billion[1]
 • Per capita$23,922[1]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$1.332 billion[1]
 • Per capita$14,753[1]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.783[2]
high ·58th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneAST(UTC-4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1-268
ISO 3166 codeAG
Internet TLD.ag
a."God Save the Queen" is the official national anthem, but is generally used only on regal and vice-regal occasions.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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