|Time zone:||GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time)||Daylight savings: None|
East Caribbean dollars (XCD)|
€1 = EC$3.03, $1 = EC$2.71, £1 = EC$0.00
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.kn||International Dialling Code: 1869|
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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
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 World||Free||-|
|Democracy Index||No Data||-|
|Economic Freedom||No Data||-|
|Press Freedom||No Data||-|
|ILGA LGBT rights||No rights||-|
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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)