St. Kitts and Nevis

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Map of St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis

  • Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II (1952)

  • Governor-General: Sir Edmund Lawrence (2013)

  • Prime Minister: Timothy Harris (2015)

  • Total area: 101 sq mi (261 sq km). St. Kitts, 65 sq mi (168 sq km); Nevis, 36 sq mi (93 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 51,538 (growth rate: 0.78%); birth rate: 13.64/1000; infant mortality rate: 8.98/1000; life expectancy: 75.29; density per sq mi: 424

  • Capital (2011 est.): Basseterre (on St. Kitts), 12,000

  • Largest town on Nevis: Charlestown, 1,538

  • Monetary unit: East Caribbean dollar

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