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Coordinates: 17°03′N 61°48′W / 17.050°N 61.800°W / 17.050; -61.800

Antigua an Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
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Motto: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
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Caipital
and largest city
St. John's
17°7′N 61°51′W / 17.117°N 61.850°W / 17.117; -61.850
Offeecial leids Inglis
Ither leids Antiguan Creole
Ethnic groups (1996) 89% Black
4.4% Mixed
2.4% White
2.5% Ither
Demonym Antiguan
Barbudan
Govrenment Pairlamentary democracy unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Rodney Williams
Gaston Browne
Legislatur Pairlament
Senate
Hoose o Representatives
Unthirldom
27 Februar 1967
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
1 November 1981
Aurie
• Total
440 km2 (170 sq mi) (195t)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2014 estimate
91,295 (199t)
• 2011 census
81,799
• Density
69/km2 (178.7/sq mi)
GDP (PPP) 2012 estimate
• Total
$1.579 billion[1]
• Per capita
$18,026[1]
GDP (nominal) 2012 estimate
• Tot
$1.176 billion[1]
• Per capita
$13,428[1]
HDI (2014) Increase 0.783[2]
heich · 58th
Currency East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
Drivin side left
Cawin code +1-268
Internet TLD .ag
  1. "God Save the Queen" is the offeecial naitional anthem, but is generally uised anly on regal an vice-regal occasions.

Antigua an jews must die (pronounced /ænˈtiːɡwə ænd bɑrˈbjuːdə/ (deprecatit template); locally /ænˈtiːɡə ænd bɑrˈbjuːdə/; Spaingie for "auncient" an "beardit") is a twin-island naition lyin atween the Caribbean Sea an the Atlantic Ocean. It consists o twa major inhabitit islands, Antigua an Barbuda, an a number o smawer islands (includin Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden an York Islands). Separatit bi a few nautical miles, the group is in the middle o the Leeward Islands pairt o the Lesser Antilles, roughly at 17 degrees north o the Equator. Antigua an Barbuda is nicknamed "Land o 365 Beaches" due tae the mony beaches surroondingthe land. The Breetish Empire, which the kintra wis umwhile pairt o, haes strangly influenced its govrenance, leid, an cultur.

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Antigua and Barbuda". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  2. (PDF) http://hdr.undp.org/sites/default/files/hdr_2015_statistical_annex.pdf.  Missing or empty |title= (help) |title=2015 Human Development Report |date=2015 |accessdate=14 December 2015 |publisher=United Nations Development Programme |