ST. KITTS AND NEVIS
St. Kitts And Nevis are located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the
way between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago. Its total area is 269 square
40,671 (July, 1994 estimate)
The government is a constitutional monarchy.
The legal system in St. Kitts And Nevis is based on English common law.
There are good inter-island VHF/UHF/SHF radio connections and international
links via Antigua and Barbuda and Saint Martin.
The economy has historically depended on the growing and processing of sugarcane and
on remittances from overseas workers. In recent years, tourism and export-oriented
manufacturing have assumed larger roles.
The main industries are sugar processing, tourism, cotton, salt, copra, clothing, footwear
1 EC dollar (EC$) = 100 cents
East Caribbean dollars (EC$) per US$1 - 2.70 (fixed rate since 1976)
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