Caribbean Sea. Sailing & Cruising Information. Antigua & Barbuda

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Background Antigua and Barbuda are located at the southern end of the Leeward islands. This state includes Redonda an uninhabited rock. The total area is 171 sq. miles (442 sq. km). The main island of Antigua has no forests, mountains or rivers. Barbuda, a coral island, lies 25 miles north of Antigua. It is a game reserve, flat and well wooded. The capital, St. John's, is located on mainland Antigua.
Official Language: English. Population: 67,000.
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$). Exchange Rate: U.S. $1.00 = EC$ 2.70
Time Zone: EST -1; GMT-4
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