Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Сент-Китс и Невис, Федерация Сент-Китс и Невис, Федерация Сент-Кристофер и Невис Государство в арх. М. Антильские острова, в восточной части Карибского м. 261.6 кв. км, в т. ч. о. Сент-Китс (Сент-Кристофер) 168.4 кв. км. Население 41.8 тыс. человек (1993), главным образом сенткитсцы. Официальный язык – английский. Верующие главным образом протестанты (англикане и методисты) и католики. Столица – Бастер (на о. Сент-Китс). Входит в Содружество. Глава государства – королева Великобритании, представленная генерал-губернатором. Законодательный орган – Национальное собрание. Острова вулканического происхождения, гористы (высота до 1155 м). Климат тропический, жаркий. Острова открыты Х. Колумбом в 1493.

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  • Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis — noun a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983 • Syn: ↑Saint Kitts and Nevis, ↑Saint Christopher Nevis, ↑St. Christopher Nevis, ↑St. Kitts and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Kitts And Nevis — Introduction Saint Kitts and Nevis Background: First settled by the British in 1623, the islands became an associated state with full internal autonomy in 1967. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. Saint Kitts and… …   Universalium

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis — Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis1 …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis Defence Force — Active 1896 Country Saint Kitts and Nevis Branch Army/Coast Guard Type Bi Service Role …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis — Saint Christophe et Niévès 17° 15′ 30″ N 62° 42′ 36″ W / 17.2582, 62.7099 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Saint Kitts and Nevis <p></p> Background: <p></p> Carib Indians occupied the islands of the West Indies for hundreds of years before the British began settlement in… …   The World Factbook

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis — noun a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983 • Syn: ↑Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, ↑Saint Christopher Nevis, ↑St. Christopher Nevis,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis — noun /seɪnt ˌkɪts ænd ˈniː.vɪs/ A country in the Caribbean, officially named the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, comprising of the islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis …   Wiktionary

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis–United States relations — Saint Kitts and Nevis United States relations are bilateral relations between Saint Kitts and Nevis and the United States. History Since St. Kitts and Nevis attained full independence in 1983, relations with the United States have been friendly.… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis, flag of — ▪ Flag History       national flag consisting of a green triangle and a red triangle separated by a diagonal black stripe with yellow fimbriations (narrow borders); included in the stripe are two white stars. The flag has a width to length ratio… …   Universalium

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis Cycling Federation — The St Kitts Nevis Cycling Federation is based on the island of Nevis, and is responsible for the development of cycling in the federation of St Kitts Nevis, and for the athletes involved in the sport.Recognised by the world governing body the… …   Wikipedia

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