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Saint Kitts and Nevis's Quick Facts

Land Area 261 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 261 km2
Population 52,329
Population Density 200.49 / km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Democracy (National Assembly) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $1.43 Billion
GDP Per Capita $25,500
Currency Dollar (XCD)
  • Name: St Kitts and Nevis
  • Capital City: Basseterre (13,000 pop.)
  • St Kitts and Nevis Population: 51,134 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollar
    (conversion rates)

    east caribbean dollar
    100 East Caribbean Dollars
  • Ethnicity: Predominantly Black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese
  • GDP total: $890 million(2012 est)
  • GDP per capita: $15,500 (2012 est)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Basseterre, Charlestown, Sadlers, Cayon, Sandy Point Town, Mansion, Monkey Hill, Dieppe Bay Town, Boyd's, Gingerland
  • Name: St. Kitts is named after patron Saint Christopher, the Saint of travelling. Nevis is derived from a Spanish name, "Nuestra SeƱora de las Nieves," which means, "Our Lady of the Snows."
  • National Day: September 19
  • Religion: Anglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic
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