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Antigua and Barbuda Flag Antigua and Barbuda is an island country located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The country's territory consists of two main inhabited islands (Antigua and Barbuda) territory as well as a number of smaller islands.

As of 2009, the country had an estimated population of 85,632. The capital and largest city, St. John's, which is located on Antigua has a population of about 31,000.

Antigua is a world famous tourist destination, known for its luxury resorts, and tourism accounts for about half of the country's GDP.

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Country Details


Country Name Antigua and Barbuda
Political Status Country
Geographic Location The Caribbean Sea
Flag Antigua and Barbuda Flag
Principal Language English
Capital Saint John's


Web Sites about Antigua and Barbuda


St. John's Cathedral, Antigua
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English Harbour and Falmouth Harbour, Antigua

Books about Antigua and Barbuda


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Insight Guides: Pocket Antigua & Barbuda (Insight Pocket Guides)
By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
Paperback (144 pages)

Insight Guides: Pocket Antigua & Barbuda (Insight Pocket Guides)
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Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure





Breathtaking beaches, extraordinary wildlife and a lush, accessible rainforest make the islands of Antigua and Barbuda are a Caribbean fairytale. Be inspired to visit by the brand new Insight Pocket Guide Antigua and Barbuda, a concise, full-color guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the best that the islands have to offer.





Inside Insight Pocket Guide Antigua and Barbuda:






  • Where To Go details all the key sights on a tour of both islands, from the colonial architecture of Antigua’s capital St John’s and a trip through lush rainforest to the impressive Frigate Bird Sanctuary on Barbuda, while handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around, and are cross-referenced to the text.




  • Top 10 Attractions gives a run-down of the best sights to take in on your trip, including Fig Tree Drive through the green rainforest and the fantastic marinas of Nelson’s Dockyard, Falmouth and English Harbours.




  • A Perfect Tour of Antigua provides an itinerary for a week on the largest island.




  • What To Do is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from shopping in St John’s to the best places to calypso the night away.




  • Essential information on the history and culture of the islands.




  • Eating Out covers the islands’ best cuisine.




  • Curated listings of the best hotels and restaurants.




  • A–Z of all the practical information you’ll need.








About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years’ experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-color print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travelers’ needs. Insight Guides’ unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.





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Fodor's Caribbean 2016 (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's
Released: 2015-09-08
Paperback (1184 pages)

Fodor s Caribbean 2016 (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of the Caribbean, including Anguilla’s powdery white beaches, Bonaire's colorful coral reefs, and the scenic beauty of Jamaica's Blue Mountains. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth. 

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps 
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· In-depth breakout features on the reggae of Jamaica; the many different cuisines of the region; renting a villa, and chartering a yacht
· Major sights such as Maunday Bay, Playa Grande, Eagle Beach, Crane Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Anse Beach, Baie Orientale, and Negril Beach
· Coverage of: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Barbados; Bonaire; Biritish Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Curacao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; Saba; St. Barthelemy; St. Eustatius; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Marteen/St. Martin; St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States Virgin Islands

Planning to focus on just part of the Caribbean? Check out Fodor's guides to Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados & St. Lucia; Bermuda; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Puerto Rico; St. Maarten/St. Martin, St. Barth & Anguilla; Turks & Caicos Islands; and U.S. & British Virgin Islands.
Antigua and Barbuda: Island Guide
By Christopher Beale

Brand: Other Places Publishing
Paperback (152 pages)

Antigua and Barbuda: Island Guide
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This formidable compilation is the result of firsthand experience and over two years of research. The Antigua & Barbuda Island Guide provides insightful information that allows visitors to feel like locals while enjoying the indisputable beauty of this Caribbean nation.

GAIN INSIGHT – Behind those long stretches of white sand beach and turquoise colored water is a vibrant culture all its own. Get an insightful look at Antigua & Barbuda’s history, culture, environment, politics, and people.
TOUR THE TWIN-ISLANDS – With 8 detailed maps and resources for getting around, let the Antigua & Barbuda Island Guide steer you in the right direction while keeping you informed on everything the island has to offer.
EAT OUT – An exhaustive dining guide highlights those hidden spots where locals go to dine and points out internationally acclaimed restaurants.
FIND ACCOMMODATIONS – From first class resorts to hilltop villas to deserted beachfront cabins, Antigua & Barbuda has it all when it comes to finding a place to stay (you just have to know where to look).
ARRANGE ACTIVITIES – Are you dreaming about landing that big marlin? Or wanting to search for sunken treasure off Barbuda’s coast? How about chartering your own private yacht for the day? It’s all here waiting for you.


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