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Where is Saint Kitts And Nevis?

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Located in the continent of the Caribbean, Saint Kitts and Nevis covers 261 square kilometers of land, making it the 216th largest nation in terms of land area.

Saint Kitts And Nevis became an independent state in 1983, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Saint Kitts And Nevis is 50,726 (2012) and the nation has a density of 194 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Saint Kitts And Nevis is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD). As well, the people of Saint Kitts And Nevis are refered to as Kittitian/Nevisian.

The dialing code for the country is 1 and the top level internet domain for Kittitian/Nevisian sites is .kn.

Saint Kitts And Nevis does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Saint Kitts and Nevis section.

Quick facts

Population 50,726
Density 194.4 / km2 ( 503.4 / mi2 )
Language English
Independence Year 1983
Capital Basseterre (Saint George Basseterre)
Currency East Caribbean Dollar
GDP 833,333,333 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 16,428 (2014 data)
Land Area 261 km2 (101 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -62.870
Maximum Longitude -62.540
Mininum Latitude 17.090
Maximum Latitude 17.420

What is the capital of Saint Kitts And Nevis?

map showing the location of Saint Kitts And Nevis
Location of Basseterre on a map.

Basseterre is the capital city of Saint Kitts And Nevis. It has a population of 12,920, and is located on a latitue of 17.29 and longitude of -62.73.

Basseterre is also the political center of Saint Kitts And Nevis, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Basseterre, the Capital Of Saint Kitts And Nevis

City Basseterre
Country Saint Kitts And Nevis
Population 12,920
Longitude -62.72610000
Latitude 17.29484000
Elevation 10 meters over sea level

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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.