Travel Information for Antigua and Barbuda
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:English Other languages:    Patois
Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)

1 = EC$3.03, $1 = EC$2.71, £1 = EC$0.00

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.agInternational Dialling Code:    1268

For help planning your trip to Antigua and Barbuda including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Antigua and Barbuda trip planning page.

Further information on Antigua and Barbuda

Discover more about Antigua and Barbuda - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

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Total area: 443 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 153 km (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Climate: Tropical maritime climate with little seasonal temperature variation. Vulnerable to hurricanes and tropical storms between July and October.

Highest mountain: Boggy Peak (402m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Antigua and Barbuda from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomNo Data -
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsNo rights -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    130/195

Other Data & Links

Status: Independent Country

Population: 91,295 (rank: 185/196)     Density: 206.2 people/sq km (rank: 41/196)

Ethnic groups: black 91%, mixed 4.4%, white 1.7%, other 2.9% (2001 census)

Religions: Anglican 25.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 12.3%, Pentecostal 10.6%, Moravian 10.5%, Roman Catholic 10.4%, Methodist 7.9%, Baptist 4.9%, Church of God 4.5%, other Christian 5.4%, other 2%, none or unspecified 5.8% (2001 census)

GDP (PPP): $1.61 billion       GDP per capita: $18,400 (rank: 58/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.