Antigua an Barbuda

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

Antigua an Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda
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Motto: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"

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Caipital
and largest city
St. John's
17°7′N 61°51′W / 17.117°N 61.850°W / 17.117; -61.850
Offeecial leidsInglis
Ither leidsAntiguan Creole
Ethnic groups
(1996)
89% Black
4.4% Mixed
2.4% White
2.5% Ither
Demonym(s)Antiguan
Barbudan
GovrenmentPairlamentary democracy unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Rodney Williams
Gaston Browne
LegislaturPairlament
Senate
Hoose o Representatives
Unthirldom
27 Februar 1967
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
1 November 1981
Aurie
• Total
440 km2 (170 sq mi) (182t)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
96,286 (199t)
• 2011 census
81,799
• Density
69/km2 (178.7/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$2.731 billion[1]
• Per capita
$29,298[1]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Tot
$1.717 billion[1]
• Per capita
$18,416[1]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.776[2]
heich · 74t
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Drivin sideleft
Cawin code+1-268
Internet TLD.ag
  1. "God Save the Queen" is the offeecial naitional anthem, but is generally uised anly on regal an vice-regal occasions.

Antigua an Barbuda (pronounced /ænˈtiːɡwə ænd bɑrˈbjuːdə/ (deprecatit template); locally /ænˈtiːɡə ænd bɑrˈbjuːdə/; Spaingie for "auncient" an "beardit") is a twin-island naition lyin atween the Caribbean Sea an the Atlantic Ocean. It consists o twa major inhabitit islands, Antigua an Barbuda, an a number o smawer islands (includin Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden an York Islands). Separatit bi a few nautical mile, the group is in the middle o the Leeward Islands pairt o the Lesser Antilles, roughly at 17 degrees north o the Equator. Antigua an Barbuda is nicknamed "Land o 365 Beaches" due tae the mony beaches surroondingthe land. The Breetish Empire, which the kintra wis umwhile pairt o, haes strangly influenced its govrenance, leid, an cultur.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "5. Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  2. "2019 Human Development Index Ranking". United Nations Development Programme. 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |1= (help)