Capital: St. John’s

Population: 93,755 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Language: Antiguan creole

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Black, White, Mixed, and others

Largest Cities: St. John’s, All Saints, Piggotts

Main Sport: Football, Cricket

Political System: Constitutional Monarchy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1) 

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

Labour Day (May 2)

Whit Monday (May 16)

J’Ouvert Morning (August 1)

Last Lap (August 2)

Independence Day (November 1)

V.C Bird Day (December 9)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)


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