Saint Kitts and Nevis
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|Cities Saint Kitts and Nevis
country code: KN
continent: North America
EU membership: no
NATO membership: no
GPS: 17 20 N, 62 45 W
East Caribbean Dollar: XCD
1XCD = 0.370 USD
1XCD = 0.293 EUR
From wikipedia about Saint Kitts and Nevis
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
(; also known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis), Both the names Saint Christopher and Saint Kitts are given in the.
The capital city and headquarters of government for the federated state is Basseterre on the larger island of Saint Kitts. The smaller state of Nevis lies about 2 miles (3 km) southeast of Saint Kitts, across a shallow channel called "The Narrows".
Historically, the British dependency of Anguilla
was also a part of this union, which was then known collectively as Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla. Saint Kitts and Nevis
are geographically part of the Leeward Islands. To the north-northwest lie the islands of Sint Eustatius, Saba, Saint Barthélemy, Saint-Martin/Sint Maarten and Anguila. To the east and northeast are Antigua and Barbuda
, and to the southeast is the small uninhabited island of Redonda, and the island of Montserrat
, which currently has an active volcano (see Soufrière Hills).
Saint Kitts and Nevis were among the first islands in the Caribbean to be settled by Europeans. Saint Kitts was home to the first British and French colonies in the Caribbean.
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