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Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis

Motto: "Country Above Self"

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
Vernacular languageSaint Kitts Creole
Ethnic groups
(2001)[1]
Religion
(2010)[2]
Demonym(s)Kittitian or Nevisian
GovernmentFederalparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton
Timothy Harris
Anthony Michael Perkins
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
27 February 1967
• from the United Kingdom
19 September 1983
Area
• Total
261 km2 (101 sq mi) (187th)
• Water (%)
Negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
52,441[3][4] (213th)
• 2011 census
46,204
• Density
164/km2 (424.8/sq mi) (64th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$1.758 billion
• Per capita
$31,095[5]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$1.058 billion
• Per capita
$18,714[5]
HDI (2018)Increase 0.777[6]
high · 73rd
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+1 869
ISO 3166 codeKN
Internet TLD.kn
  1. Or "Saint Kitts and Nevis".

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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