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Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Theese two amazing islands lies in the eastern Caribbean Sea, and are beeing hot spots for tourists which dominates their economy. Other than the islands are sorrounded by amazing beaches and the possibility to go diving among the coral reefs, there will also be plenty of history to explore. What used to be a naval base, is today restored building made museum and a hilltop fort, next to excellent views and scattered fort ruins from the 18th-century. On Barbuda you will experience the most incredible life of birds sorrounded by the most beautiful nature.

Area: 443 Km²
Population: 67.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 151 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary Democracy
Capital: Saint John's (35.650 pop.)
Major cities: -
Ethnic majority: Black 92%, Mulatto 4%, White 2%, Asian 2%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Boggy Peak 402 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Antigua 280 Km², Barbuda 160,5 Km²
Climate: Tropical

Language: English (official), Creole-english
Religion: Anglican
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 7/10, 1/11, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 001-268
GMT: -4

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