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St Kitts and Nevis

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis comprises two islands situated in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. The land area of St. Kitts is 168 km2 and Nevis is 93 km2 (see map below). Basseterre is the capital of the Federation. The population is 38,736 and the people are descended mainly from Africans, with a small number of Europeans and other races. The official language is English. The local currency is the East Caribbean dollar.

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National Co-ordinator
Mr. Antonio Maynard
St Kitts and Nevis National Commission for UNESCO
PO Box 333, Cayon Street
Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
T: + 1 869 466 8581
F: +1 869 465 9069


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