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Antigua and Barbuda Facts & Figures

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Total area: 170 sq mi (440 sq km)
Population (2009 est.): 85,632
Capital and largest city (2003 est.): St. John's - 23,500
Other large cities: English Harbour - 2,900; Codrington (capital of Barbuda) - 870
Currency: East Caribbean dollar
Language: English (official)
Religions: Christian
Time Zone: GMT-4, no DST
Electricity: AC 110V/60Hz or 230V/60Hz, american plugs

The country of Antigua and Barbuda occupies two main islands - Antigua and Barbuda, that belong to the Lesser Antilles archipelago. The islands are situated in Eastern Caribbean, north of Guadeloupe and east of St. Kitts and Navis.

Tourism is the main industry of Antigua and Barbuda. The country is famous for its many exclusive luxury resorts and literally hundreds of beautiful white, sandy beaches.






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