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Basic Facts
Country name conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Antigua and Barbuda
Gevernment typeconstitutional parliamentary democracy
Capital name: Saint John's
geographic coordinates: 17 06 N, 61 51 W
time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Flag descriptionred, with an inverted isosceles triangle based on the top edge of the flag; the triangle contains three horizontal bands of black (top), light blue, and white, with a yellow rising sun in the black band
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Internet country code.ag
Ports and terminalsSaint John's
Agriculture productscotton, fruits, vegetables, bananas, coconuts, cucumbers, mangoes, sugarcane; livestock
Industriestourism, construction, light manufacturing (clothing, alcohol, household appliances)
Geography
LocationCaribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico
Coordinates17 03 N, 61 48 W
ContinentCentral America and the Caribbean
Area total: 442.6 sq km (Antigua 280 sq km; Barbuda 161 sq km)
land: 442.6 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Redonda, 1.6 sq km
Boundaries0 km
Coastline153 km
Climatetropical maritime; little seasonal temperature variation
Terrainmostly low-lying limestone and coral islands, with some higher volcanic areas
Natural resourcesNEGL; pleasant climate fosters tourism
Natural hazardshurricanes and tropical storms (July to October); periodic droughts
People
Population69,108 (July 2006 est.)
Ethnic groupsblack, British, Portuguese, Lebanese, Syrian
ReligionsChristian (predominantly Anglican with other Protestant, and some Roman Catholic)
LanguagesEnglish (official), local dialects

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