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Antigua and Barbuda's Information

Flag of Antigua and Barbuda
Land Area 443 km2
Total Area 443km2 (#181)
Population 93,581 (#196)
Population Density 211.24/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (Parliament) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $2.17 Billion
GDP Per Capita $24,100
Currency Dollar (XCD)
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Antigua and Barbuda, the three-island nation lying between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is in the middle of the Leeward Islands.

The islands are complete contrasts – Antigua is a favored tourist destination for those who appreciate natural beauty, quiet atmosphere, historical and cultural experiences, and white sandy beaches, Barbuda is more isolated and Redonda is uninhabited.

Antigua is sometimes called the "cuisine capital of the Caribbean", as it offers extraordinary dining experiences ranging from casual beachfront cafes and bistros to elegant seaside gourmet restaurants.

Antigua's attractions include caves and grottos, old plantation houses, salt ponds, the Dockyard and the Heritage Collection Museum and lots of tour opportunities to see the island, zip-line through the forest, or swim with dolphins.

Barbuda is one of the least-visited places in the eastern Caribbean. The isolation, however, does have advantages for bird lovers and those who want quiet beaches. The island has the largest colony of frigate birds in the Caribbean, and a bird sanctuary. Codrington is the only village and home to most of the island's 1250 residents.

  • Electricity: 230V, 60Hz
  • Times to Travel: Because of the nearly constant temperatures year-round, Antigua and Barbuda is an ideal travel destination year-round.

    With temperatures ranging from the mid-70's° F (mid-20's° C) to the summer high of mid to upper 80's° F (high 20's° C) , it's never too hot or cold.

    There is low humidity year-round and of all the Eastern Carribean Islands, Antigua and Barbuda receives the least amount of annual rainfall (about 45 inches), making them the sunniest of all the Islands.

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This page was last updated on November 29, 2017.

Antigua and Barbuda Trivia

What is the biggest city in Antigua And Barbuda?

St. John’s is the most populated city in Antigua and Barbuda as well as the capital and primary economic center of the country. It has a population of 22,634.

Biggest Cities In Antigua and Barbuda

What Languages are Spoken in Antigua and Barbuda?

English is the official language of Antigua and Barbuda.

What Languages Are Spoken in Antigua and Barbuda?

When Was the Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Adopted?

Antigua and Barbuda's national flag was adopted on February 27, 1967.

What Do the Colors and Symbols of the Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Mean?

What Kind of Government Does Antigua and Barbuda Have?

The government of Antigua and Barbuda is a unitary, parliamentary, representative democratic monarchy, which means the Sovereign of Antigua and Barbuda is the head of state and the prime minister is the head of government.

What Type of Government Does Antigua and Barbuda Have?

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