Saint Kitts and Nevis is a twin island country located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Both islands are actually the summits of a submerged volcanic mountain range.
Nevis is cone shaped, with a central volcanic peak; Nevis Peak. The island has a narrow coastal plain that rises gently into the upper elevations. There are a scattering of white and black sand beaches.
St. Kitts is an elongated oval in shape, except for a long, narrow peninsula to the southeast. Its narrow coastal plain rises steeply into the upper elevations.
It is comprised of a group of volcanic peaks, the highest of which is Mount Liamuiga, formerly Mount Misery, a dormant volcano some 1,156 m, (3,792 ft) high.
Saint Kitts and Nevis's Information
|Land Area||261 km2|
|Total Area||261km2 (#187)|
|Government Type||Federal Parliamentary Democracy (National Assembly) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm|
|GDP (PPP)||$1.43 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$25,500|
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