GDP Official Exchange Rate (OER is more precise at gauging a countries economic power)

(Estimated 2011): $1.3 billion (US$) or £780 million(GBP)


GDP Purchasing Power Parity (PPP is good for gauging living conditions and use of resources but not as accurate as OER. This data has been calculated based on the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the United States)  

 (Estimated 2011): $1.734 billion (US$) or £1.040 billion (GBP)

GDP (PPP) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2011): $22,100 (US$) or £13,260(GBP)

Capital: Saint John’s

Population (Estimated July 2012): 89,018

Area: 442km2 or 171mi2

Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$)

Official Language: English

Political Information: Constitutional Monarchy with Democratic Parliament

Official Religion: No Official Religion (approximately 76.4% of the population are Protestant, 10.4% are Roman Catholic, 7.4% have other religious beliefs and 5.8% have no or unspecified religious beliefs)

Highest Mountain: Mount Obama (formerly Boggy Peak) at 402m or 1,319 ft

Largest River
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Time Zone (GMT/UTC): -4:00


Time in Saint John's (Antigua) -





Counties/Provinces/States: 6 parishes and 2 dependencies*; Barbuda*, Redonda*, Saint George, Saint John, Saint Mary, Saint Paul, Saint Peter, Saint Philip


Leaders: H.M. Queen Elizabeth II represented by Governor General Louisse Lake-Tack; Prime Minister Winston Baldwin Spencer


Sources: CIA World Fact Book, Encyclopaedia Britannica,

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