About St. Kitts and Nevis
St Kitts and Nevis is a dual island country located in the West Indies approximately 200 miles south of Puerto Rico and 1200 miles from Miami near the Caribbean islands of St. Barths, St. Maarten, Anguilla, and Antigua.
The country is a Commonwealth realm with the Queen of England being the Head of State. St. Kitts and Nevis is a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), and the United Nations (UN).
The population is just over 55,000 and residents enjoy a great standard of living in a federal parliamentary democracy.
English is the only official language of the country but Saint Kitts Creole is often spoken as well.
Tourism and Financial Services are the main industries.
The national currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD) which is fixed to the United States Dollar.
Both islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis are both of volcanic origin and are covered in a tropical rainforest. There are many rivers from the mountains providing beautiful freshwater while being surrounded by crystal clear salt water.
There are a few popular sports in Saint Kitts and Nevis such as Cricket, Rugby, Netball, and Football.
Saint Kitts and Nevis have two international airports one on each island. The main international airport that serves outside of the Caribbean is Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport on the island of Saint Kitts.