Travel Information for Saint Kitts and Nevis
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:English
Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)

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

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.knInternational Dialling Code:    1869

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

Further information on Saint Kitts and Nevis

Discover more about Saint Kitts and Nevis - 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: 261 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 135 km (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Climate: Tropical climate tempered by north-eastern trade winds which keep temperatures steady at around 26C and humidity low. The rainy season between July and November brings the risk of hurricanes.

Highest mountain: Mount Liamuiga (1,156m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Saint Kitts and Nevis 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:    98/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis     Status: Independent Country

Population: 51,538 (rank: 189/196)     Density: 197.4 people/sq km (rank: 46/196)

Ethnic groups: predominantly black; some British, Portuguese, and Lebanese

Religions: Anglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic

GDP (PPP): $0.952 billion       GDP per capita: $16,300 (rank: 65/195)

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