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Antigua and Barbuda is the island nation in the Caribbean Sea, the archipelago of the Lesser Antilles (Central America).

Capital : Saint John’s
Language :  English
Currency :  East Caribbean Dollar
Population : 86 295
Area : 442  km2

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Antigua and Barbuda facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. Over 30,000 motor vehicles (348 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants) are registered in this country.

2. The national top-level domain is .ag . There are over 18,160 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the .ag extension are: designm.ag, sportsbook.ag and warez.ag.

4. In this country there are more than 1,170 km of paved roads (0.002% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 3 airports, 2 of the paved surface.

6. There is no state religion in Antigua and Barbuda. Churches are separated from the state

7. Most dishes use corn and sweet potatoes.

8. Christopher Columbus named the island of Antigua in honor of the Seville Cathedral of Santa Maria La Antigua. “Barbuda” in Portuguese means “bearded”, named after the appearance of fig trees, whose long roots resemble a beard.


Geography in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. The nearest capital in a straight line from Saint John’s is Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis) – 95 km.

2. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Saint John’s is Dili (East Timor) – 18770 km.

3. It is an island country, no land borders.

4. Highest peak of Mount Obama 402 m above sea level

5. There are no rivers in this country. Drinking water is created by desalination of water from the ocean.

6. There are as many as 365 islands in this small country.

7. The country is about 710 times smaller than Poland.

8. There are 90 km2 of agricultural land on Antigua and Barbuda (20% of the country).

9. 94 km2 of the country is covered by forests (21.2%)


Finance in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. The minimum wage is $ 8.2 East Caribbean per hour (2014 data).

2. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 1,282,000,000 (PLN 5,486,960,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 1 530 000 000 (PLN 6 548 400 000).

3. At the beginning of 2015, internal debt amounted to 98% of GDP, i.e. around: $ 1 256 360 000 .

4. At the beginning of 2013 , foreign debt was around: $ 458,000,000 .

5. The country has over $297,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0025% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. In restaurants, a 10% tip is added to the bill.

2. The built-up speed limit is 32 km / h (20 miles / h).

3. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

4. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 64 km / h (40 miles / h).

5. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

6. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 21 days.

7. The last death penalty was carried out in 1991.


Education in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 12 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 5.

3. The average IQ level is 70.

4. In this country there is 1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 863 people).


Work in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. The minimum wage is $ 8.2 East Caribbean per hour (2014 data).

2. The unemployment rate is 12.1% (data from 2012).

3. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 21 days.

4. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. Highest peak of Mount Obama 402 m above sea level

2. The lowest temperature: 15.6 °C was measured at Saint John’s.

3. The highest temperature: 34.9 °C was measured in Bird.


Army in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. The United States has two military bases on these islands.


Society in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. In 2013, 6 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

2. The average IQ level is 70.

3. 26% of adults living in this country are overweight.

4. A woman gives birth to 2 children on average.

5. In this country over 81 500 (2015) 81 545 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 94% of the population).

6. Around 46 000 (2015) 50,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

7. The population density is 209 people / km2.

8. The main religion is Christianity, 76.4%.

9. The average age people living in this country is 31.4 years old.

10. The country is around:
21,000 people (23.85%) in the age range 0-14 years.
59 000 people (68.59%) in the age range 15-64 years.
6,500 people (7.56%) over 65 years old.

11. In this country, about 1 370 children are born each year (1.6% of the population), and about 490 people die (0.6% of the population).

12. 38% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

13. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 31 cigarettes a month.

14. The average life expectancy in this country is 74.7 years (women – 77 years and men – 72.8 years).


Symbols of Antigua and Barbuda

1. National animals are fallow deer, frigate bird and tortoiseshell tortoise.

2. Cricket is a national sport.


Famous people in Antigua and Barbuda

1. Despite the small population, some of the best cricketers in the world come from this country. Many of them still live there.


Sport in Antigua and Barbuda

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1. Every week, crab races take place on many beaches.

2. Cricket is a national sport.

3. Despite the small population, some of the best cricketers in the world come from this country. Many of them still live there.


History of Antigua and Barbuda

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1. Independence from the United Kingdom obtained on November 1, 1981.

2. He joined the United Nations on November 11, 1981.

3. The country was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493.


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What is the highest peak in Antigua and Barbuda?

The highest peak in Antigua and Barbuda is Mount Obama (402 m above sea level).

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What is the largest river in Antigua and Barbuda?

In this country there are only short, periodic rivers.

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What is the largest lake in Antigua and Barbuda?

There are no lakes in this country.

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Which Antigua and Barbuda have national colors?

National colors: red, white, blue, black and yellow.

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What is the national animal?

The national animal is a daniel. frigate bird and hawksbill tortoise.

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What is the national sport?

Cricket is a national sport.

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Which countries borders Antigua and Barbuda?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 31.4 years.

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What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 8.2 $ East Caribbean per hour (data from 2014).

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What is the population density in Antigua and Barbuda?

The population density is 195 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Everyone is trying, everyone is reaching”.

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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 34.9 ° C was measured in Bird.

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What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 15.6 ° C was measured at Saint John’s.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 16.

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