Antigua and Barbuda is located in the Caribbean of the North American continent, with a population of 89,018, making it
the 19
8th largest national population. Its capital and largest city is Saint John’s with a total population of 43,380. The
country encompasses 442.6 square kilometers making it the
201st largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with
the Caribbean Sea.

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is recognized as the Chief of State and, along with Heir Apparent Prince Charles,
achieves that status through heredity and holds that position for life or abdication. She is represented by Governor General
Louisse Lake-Tack. Prime Minister Winston Baldwin Spencer is recognized as the Head of Government and achieves that
status following legislative elections, when the leader of the majority party or the leader of the majority coalition is usually
appointed Prime Minister by the Governor General and holds that position five years. Its form of government is a
constitutional parliamentary democracy and they celebrate the creation of their constitution on 1st of November 1981.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are English and local dialects. It counts among its major religions Anglican,
Seventh Day Adventist, Pentecostal, Moravian, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Baptist, Church of God and other Christian. As
sources of mass communication it has 4 AM, 2 FM and 2 Television stations.

Major geographical features are Boggy Peak, its highest point at 402 meters, and the Caribbean Sea, its lowest point at 0
meters. Its principal waterway is the Caribbean Sea, which measures 153 kilometers of coastline.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are tourism, construction and light
manufacturing. Its official currency is the East Caribbean Dollar.

Here’s something you may not know about Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua has a deeply indented shoreline with many natural
harbors and beaches and Barbuda has a very large western harbor.
Baurbudan beach
Catherine's Café on
Nelson's Dock in St.
John's
Boggy Peak- Antigua
and Barbuda's highest
point
English Harbour from  
Shirley Heights-
Antigua and Barbuda's
southernmost point
Falmouth Harbour
Green Island- off
Antigua- the
easternmost point of
Antigua and Barbuda
Jolly Harbour
Long Island
Half Moon Bay
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Old Road Beach on
the Caribbean Sea-
Antigua and Barbuda's
waterway and lowest
point
ANTIGUA
AND
BARBUDA
Updated 21 January 2013
Adult Prevalence Rate:

People Living with HIV/AIDS:

HIV/AIDS Deaths:
Old, old shipwreck on
North sound
Saint John's- Antigua
and Barbuda's capital
and largest city
Italian Ravioli with an
Antiguan twist
View form Fort James
Potworks Dam
Antigua and Barbuda
children
Antigua and Barbuda
Carnival dancers
Bird sanctuary on
Antigua's Nonesuch
Bay
Codrington on Barbuda
Pearns Point- Antigua
and Barbuda's
westernmost point
The Caves on
Barbuda- Antigua and
Barbuda's
northernmost point
The Highlands on
Barbuda
Sunset on Shoal Bay
near Antigua's Cedar
Grove
Spanish Bay on
Barbuda
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