Antigua and barbuda

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Antigua and barbuda

  1. 1. Antigua and wmBY Barbuda Cadet Ne an
  2. 2. total: 442.6 sq km (Antigua 280 sq km; Barbuda 161 sq km) land: 442.6 sq km water: 0 sq km 2.5 times the sizeAntigua and barbuda are islands which of Washington, DCmeans that they are not land locked.
  3. 3. English (official), 69,481
  4. 4. pleasant climate fosters tourism
  5. 5. Climate: tropical maritime; little seasonal temperature variationTerrain:mostly low-lying limestoneand coral islands, withsome higher volcanic areas
  6. 6. constitutional parliamentary democracy Hon. Baldwin Spencer Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda
  7. 7. Saint Johns
  8. 8. red, with an inverted isoscelestriangle based on the top edgeof the flag; the trianglecontains three horizontalbands of black (top), lightblue, and white, with a yellowrising sun in the black band
  9. 9. construction alcoholhousehold appliances tourism clothing
  10. 10. East Caribbean dollar
  11. 11. "Each Endeavoring, All Achieving"The Pineapple surmounting the arms represents the famous Antigua Black Pineapple. The red Hibiscus flowers are symbolic of the many varieties that bloom in the Nation. The golden Sun and the wavy blue and white BANDS symbolize the Sea, Sun and Beaches. The central Sugar Mill Tower and the stem of SUGAR CANE echoes the historic production of sugar, once the main industry.The Century Plant or Dagger Pole with its stem and showy golden yellow flowers was a part of the historic emblem of Antigua and the Leeward Islands. The two rampant Deer depict the only large animal within the Eastern Caribbean and that is unique to Antigua and Barbuda. The Scroll bears the motto of the Nation.

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