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Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda
Coat of arms of Antigua and Barbuda
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
Location of Antigua and Barbuda
Location of Antigua and Barbuda
and largest city
St. John's
17°7′N 61°51′W / 17.117°N 61.850°W / 17.117; -61.850
Official languages English
Ethnic groups (1996) 89% Black
4.4% Mixed
2.4% White
2.5% Other
Demonym Antiguan
Government Parliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Rodney Williams
Gaston Browne
Legislature Parliament
House of Representatives
27 February 1967
• from the United Kingdom
1 November 1981
• Total
440 km2 (170 sq mi) (195th)
• Water (%)
• 2014 estimate
91,295 (199th)
• 2011 census
• Density
186/km2 (481.7/sq mi)
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
• Total
$2.159 billion
• Per capita
GDP (nominal) 2016 estimate
• Total
$1.332 billion
• Per capita
HDI (2014) Increase 0.783
high · 58th
Currency East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
Drives on the left
Calling code +1-268
ISO 3166 code AG
Internet TLD .ag
  1. "God Save the Queen" is the official national anthem, but is generally used only on regal and vice-regal occasions.

Coordinates: 17°03′N 61°48′W / 17.050°N 61.800°W / 17.050; -61.800

Antigua and Barbuda (Listeni/ænˈtɡə ən bɑːrˈbjuːdə/; an-TEE-gǝ ǝnd bar-BYOO-dǝ;) is a twin-island country in the Americas, lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two major inhabited islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller islands (including Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden and York Islands and further south, the island of Redonda). The permanent population numbers about 81,800 (at the 2011 Census) and the capital and largest port and city is St. John's, on Antigua.



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