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Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Motto: "Country Above Self"
Location of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Location of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Capital
and largest city
Basseterre
17°18′N62°44′W / 17.300°N 62.733°W / 17.300; -62.733
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups(2000)
DemonymKittitian or Nevisian
GovernmentFederalparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton
Timothy Harris
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
27 February 1967
• from the United Kingdom
19 September 1983
Area
• Total
261 km2 (101 sq mi) (207th)
• Water (%)
Negligible
Population
• 2015 estimate
54,961 (209th)
• 2001 census
46,325
• Density
164/km2 (424.8/sq mi) (64th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$1.458 billion[1]
• Per capita
$25,913[1]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$945 million[1]
• Per capita
$16,793[1]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.752[2]
high · 77th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone(UTC-4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1 869
ISO 3166 codeKN
Internet TLD.kn
  1. Or "Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis".

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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