- Bird: Brown Pelican
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: The Saint Kitts and Nevis Coat of Arms displays the motto "Country Above Self". The center of the coat of arms is dominated by a shield, at the base of which is a ship.
Above that is a red chevron highlighted by two poinciana flowers, and at the top of the shield is the head of a Carib indian. Around the Carib indian is the fleur-de-lis and a rose. The Caribs were the early inhabitants of the islands, and the fleur-de-lis and rose signify the English and the French influences.
A helmet topped with a tower appears with a flaming torch upheld by the hands of an African, European, and a person of mixed descent. The torch signifies the struggle and quest for freedom by a people of diverse ethnic origins, but united in purpose. The shield is supported on either side by pelicans, displaying a sugar cane plant and the coconut palm tree - which are extensively cultivated throughout Saint Kitts and Nevis.
- Dish: Stewed saltfish with spicy plantains, coconut dumplings & seasoned breadfruit
- Flag of St Kitts and Nevis
- Flower: Poinciana
- Motto: "Country Above Self"
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)||$1.43 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||25,500$|
|More Information||Saint Kitts and Nevis|
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