Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Commonwealth country comprising its 2 namesake islands and several smaller ones. Positioned where the Atlantic and Caribbean meet, it's known for reef-lined beaches, rainforests and resorts. Its English Harbor is a yachting hub and the site of historic Nelson's Dockyard. In the capital, St. John's, the national museum displays indigenous and colonial artifacts.
Languages: English, Patois (type of dialect used by locals), and Spanish
Ethnic Groups: Black 87.3%, Mixed 4.7%, Hispanic 2.7%, White 1.6%, Other 2.7%, Unspecified 0.9% (2011 est.)
Belief Systems: Protestant 68.3% (Anglican 17.6%, Seventh Day Adventist 12.4%, Pentecostal 12.2%, Moravian 8.3%, Methodist 5.6%, Wesleyan Holiness 4.5%, Church of God 4.1%, Baptist 3.6%), Roman Catholic 8.2%, other 12.2%, unspecified 5.5%, none 5.9%
Population:91295 people (World Rank: 203rd) (2014 estimate)
Population Density:534 people/mi^2 (People per Square Mile) (World Rank: 65th) (2014 estimate)
Population Growth: 1.28 %/yr (World Rank: 101st) (2013 estimate)
Life Expectancy: 76 years (World Rank: 82nd) (2013 estimate)
Median Age: 29.8 years (World Rank: 77th) (2010 estimate)
Sites for More Information:
Map of Antigua and Barbuda
From Google maps
Popular Music of Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda recipes and food
Antigua and Barbuda Embassy
in Washington D.C.
Antigua and Barbuda Government Web Sites
Directory of government Web sites and other links by Gunnar Anzinger.
Travel Info for Antigua and Barbuda