Caribbean Sea. Sailing & Cruising Information. Antigua & Barbuda
|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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