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
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
Anthem: Fair Antigua, We Salute Thee
Ryal anthemGod Save the Queena
an largest city
St. John's
17°7′N 61°51′W / 17.117°N 61.850°W / 17.117; -61.850
Offeecial leids Inglis
Ither leids Antiguan Creole
Ethnic groups (1996) 89% Black
4.4% Mixed
2.4% White
2.5% Ither
Demonym Antiguan
Govrenment Pairlamentary democracy unner constitutional monarchy
 •  Monarch Elizabeth II
 •  Govrenor General Rodney Williams
 •  Prime Meenister Gaston Browne
Legislature Pairlament
 •  Upper hoose Senate
 •  Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
 •  Associated State 27 Februar 1967 
 •  frae the Unitit Kinrick 1 November 1981 
 •  Tot 440 km2 (195t)
170 sq mi
 •  Watter (%) negligible
 •  2014 estimate 91,295 (199t)
 •  2011 census 81,799
 •  Density 186/km2
481/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2012 estimate
 •  Tot $1.579 billion[1]
 •  Per capita $18,026[1]
GDP (nominal) 2012 estimate
 •  Total $1.176 billion[1]
 •  Per capita $13,428[1]
HDI (2014) Increase 0.783[2]
heich · 58th
Siller East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
Drives on the left
Cawin code +1-268
Internet TLD .ag
a. "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/ ( listen); locally /ænˈtiːɡə ænd bɑrˈbjuːdə/; Spainyie for "auncient" an "beardit") is a twin-island naution 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 miles, 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 "Antigua and Barbuda". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  2. (PDF)  Missing or empty |title= (help) |title=2015 Human Development Report |date=2015 |accessdate=14 December 2015 |publisher=United Nations Development Programme |