Capital: Roseau

Population: 72,318 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Language: French

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Black, Mixed, Indigenous

Largest Cities: Roseau, Portsmouth, Marigot

Main Sport: Baseball, Basketball, Football

Political System: Parliamentary Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Carnival (February 8-9)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

Labor Day (May 2)

Whit Monday (May 16)

Emancipation Day (August Monday) (August 1)

Independence Day (November 3)

National Day of Community Service (November 3-4)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)


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