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 o Antigua an Barbuda
Coat o airms o Antigua an Barbuda
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
Location o Antigua an Barbuda
Location o Antigua an Barbuda
Capital
an lairgest ceety
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
Barbudan
Govrenment Pairlamentary democracy unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Rodney Williams
Gaston Browne
Legislatur Pairlament
Senate
Hoose o Representatives
Unthirldom
27 Februar 1967
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
1 November 1981
Aurie
• Tot
440 km2 (170 sq mi) (195t)
• Watter (%)
negligible
Population
• 2014 estimate
91,295 (199t)
• 2011 census
81,799
• Density
186/km2 (481.7/sq mi)
GDP (PPP) 2012 estimate
• Total
$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
  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/ ( listen); locally /ænˈtiːɡə ænd bɑrˈbjuːdə/; Spainyie 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 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 Aprile 2013. 
  2. (PDF) http://hdr.undp.org/sites/default/files/hdr_2015_statistical_annex.pdf.  Missing or empty |title= (help) |title=2015 Human Development Report |date=2015 |accessdate=14 December 2015 |publisher=United Nations Development Programme |