Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis (full name, Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis) comprise islands in the Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago. With an area covering 269 sq km and with 135 km of coastline, Saint Kitts and Nevis’s terrain is volcanic with mountainous interiors. The country is divided into 14 parishes: Christ Church Nichola Town, Saint Anne Sandy Point, Saint George Basseterre, Saint George Gingerland, Saint James Windward, Saint John Capesterre, Saint John Figtree, Saint Mary Cayon, Saint Paul Capesterre, Saint Paul Charlestown, Saint Peter Basseterre, Saint Thomas Lowland, Saint Thomas Middle Island and Trinity Palmetto Point. Basseterre is the capital, with a time difference of 4 hours behind that of GMT. The currency is the East Caribbean dollar, and exports include foodstuffs, electronics, beverages and tobacco. The population of approximately 40,000 people has an ethnicity that is mostly black. The primary language is English, and the predominant religion is Christianity.