Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda
Motto: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
Location of Antigua and Barbuda
Capital
and largest city
Saint John's
Official languagesEnglish
Local languageAntiguan Creole
Ethnic groups (1996)
  • 91% Black
  • 4.4% Mixed
  • 1.7% White
  • 2.9% other
Demonym
  • Antiguan
  • Barbudan
GovernmentParliamentary democracy
under unitary constitutional
monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Rodney Williams[1]
Gaston Browne
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Representatives
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
1 November 1981
Area
• Total
440 km2 (170 sq mi) (195th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2011 census
81,799
• Density
186/km2 (481.7/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
• Total
$1.579 billion[2]
• Per capita
$18,026[2]
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
• Total
$1.176 billion[2]
• Per capita
$13,428[2]
HDI (2011)Increase 0.764
high · 60th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneAST (UTC-4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1-268
ISO 3166 codeAG
Internet TLD.ag
  1. God Save The Queen is the official national anthem, but is generally used only on regal and vice-regal occasions.

Antigua and Barbuda is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. Antigua and Barbuda are part of the Lesser Antilles archipelago. In 2011, about 81,800 people lived there. The capital and largest port and city is St. John's, on Antigua. The country used to be a part of the British Empire. The nation still belongs to the British Commonwealth.

Divisions

Administration

map of parishes of Antigua
Parishes of Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda is divided into six parishes and two dependencies:

Note: Though Barbuda and Redonda are called dependencies, they are important parts of the state. Dependency is simply a title.

Cities

Below is a list of the ten largest cities. For other cities see List of cities in Antigua and Barbuda.

  1. Saint John's 22,634
  2. All Saints 3,412
  3. Liberta 2,239
  4. Potter's Village 2,067
  5. Bolans 1,785
  6. Swetes 1,573
  7. Seaview Farm 1,486
  8. Pigotts 1,363
  9. Parham 1,276
  10. Clare Hall 1,273

Islands

Below is a list of the islands of the country.

Other Languages
Alemannisch: Antigua und Barbuda
armãneashti: Antigua și Barbuda
Avañe'ẽ: Antigua ha Barbuda
azərbaycanca: Antiqua və Barbuda
Bân-lâm-gú: Antigua kap Barbuda
беларуская: Антыгуа і Барбуда
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Антыгуа і Барбуда
Bikol Central: Antigwa asin Barbuda
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Antigua y Barbuda
davvisámegiella: Antigua ja Barbuda
dolnoserbski: Antigua a Barbuda
estremeñu: Antígua i Barbua
गोंयची कोंकणी / Gõychi Konknni: अँटिगा आणि बार्बुडा
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Antigua lâu Barbuda
hornjoserbsce: Antigua a Barbuda
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: এন্টিগুয়া বারো বার্বুডা
Bahasa Indonesia: Antigua dan Barbuda
interlingua: Antigua e Barbuda
Interlingue: Antigua e Barbuda
Kapampangan: Antigua at Barbuda
Kinyarwanda: Antigwa na Baribuda
Kreyòl ayisyen: Antigwa ak Babouda
Lëtzebuergesch: Antigua a Barbuda
Lingua Franca Nova: Antigua e Barbuda
Livvinkarjala: Antigua-Barbuda
македонски: Антигва и Барбуда
Bahasa Melayu: Antigua dan Barbuda
Baso Minangkabau: Antigua jo Barbuda
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Antigua gâe̤ng Barbuda
Dorerin Naoero: Antigua me Barbuda
Nederlands: Antigua en Barbuda
Norfuk / Pitkern: Antigua a' Barbuda
norsk nynorsk: Antigua og Barbuda
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Antigua va Barbuda
Papiamentu: Antigua y Barbuda
Piemontèis: Antigua e Barbuda
Plattdüütsch: Antigua un Barbuda
português: Antígua e Barbuda
Qaraqalpaqsha: Antigua ha'm Barbuda
qırımtatarca: Antigua ve Barbuda
русиньскый: Антіґуа і Барбуда
Gagana Samoa: Antigua ma Barbuda
संस्कृतम्: अण्टीग्वा
slovenčina: Antigua a Barbuda
slovenščina: Antigva in Barbuda
српски / srpski: Антигва и Барбуда
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Antigva i Barbuda
татарча/tatarça: Антигуа һәм Барбуда
українська: Антигуа і Барбуда
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: ئانتىگۇئا ۋە باربۇدا
vepsän kel’: Antigua da Barbud
Tiếng Việt: Antigua và Barbuda
žemaitėška: Antėgva ė Barbuda