Facts About Antigua And Barbuda

Overview Of Antigua And Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a free Commonwealth nation comprising its 2 namesake islands and a few little ones. Situated where the Atlantic and Caribbean meet, it’s known for reef-lined shorelines, rainforests, and resorts.

Information About Antigua And Barbuda

National Language :

The National Language of the country is English

Capital:

Saint John’s is the capital of it. Saint John’s is a very Beautiful city & heart of the political & economic activities of Antigua and Barbuda.

Religion:

Christian is the official religion of Antigua and Barbuda

Population:

The population consists of 96,286 people.

Currency Name & Value:

The Currency of Antigua and Barbuda is called Eastern Caribbean dollar & one American Dollar is equal to 2.70 Eastern Caribbean dollar

Area of Antigua and Barbuda:

The total area of the country is 440 km².

States:

Carlisle, Saint George Carlisle, Saint Philip Clare Hall Cedar Grove Codrington Dickenson Bay English Harbour Falmouth Freetown Jennings Liberta Old Road Parham Pigotts Potter’s Village Seaview Farm St. John’s Swetes Willikies

Cities:

All Saints, Bolans, Carlisle, Saint George, Carlisle, Saint Philip, Clare Hall, Cedar Grove, Codrington, Dickenson Bay, English Harbour, Falmouth, Freetown, Jennings, Liberta, Old Road, Parham, Pigotts, Potter’s Village, Seaview Farm, St. John’s, Swetes, Willikies

Famous Food:

  • Black Angelhair Fritters
  • Antiguan Butter Bread
  • Pork Chops with Bananas and Bacon
  • Ducana
  • Goat Water
  • Fungee and Pepperpot

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Historical Places In Antigua And Barbuda:

  • Half Moon Bay, Antigua
  • Stingray City, Antigua
  • 17 Mile Beach, Barbuda
  • Nelson’s Dockyard National Park, Antigua
  • Dickenson Bay, Antigua
  • St. John’s, Antigua
  • Devil’s Bridge: Indian Town National Park, Antigua
  • Museum of Antigua and Barbuda
  • Fig Tree Drive
  • Frigate Bird Sanctuary, Barbuda
  • Darby Cave, Barbuda
  • Martello Tower, Barbuda

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Things To Do In The Country:

  • Take in the history at Nelson’s Dockyard
  • Swim with the stingrays at Stingray City
  • Enjoy the views from Shirley Heights Lookout
  • Betty’s Hope: a historic plantation
  • Take to the seas in a charter yacht
  • Feel the salt spray at Devil’s Bridge
  • Hike to Rendezvous Bay
  • Enjoy a sunset meal and drink at Bumpkins
  • Be alone on the Carib sands on 17-mile Beach
  • See the wildlife of the Frigate Bird Sanctuary

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Interesting Things About The Country:

  • It is a collection of 2 small islands (Antigua and Barbuda) and 35 tiny islands in the Caribbean.
  • These islands were discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493
  • Both islands are mostly low lying and made from coral and limestone, although there are some higher volcanic areas.
  • Fancy relaxing on the stunning sandy shores these beautiful islands have to offer?
  • Both islands are mostly low lying and made from coral and limestone, although there are some higher volcanic areas.
  • Antigua and Barbuda’s population was 96,286 in 2018.

Economy:

The economy of Antigua and Barbuda is service-based, with tourism and government services representing the key sources of work and wages. 

  • THE nominal GDP of the country is $1.611 billion 
  • PPP GDP is $2.583 billion
  • GDP growth is 3.1% (2017) 7.4% (2018e) 4.0% (2019e) 3.3% (2020e)
  • Exports are $37.9 million
  • Revenues are $229.5 million (2009)
  • Expenses are $293.4 million (2009)

Top Professions In Country:

Professionals that people like to follow are as below

  • Bank Manager
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Orthodontists
  • College Professors
  • Pilots
  • Marketing Directors
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