What is the Latitude and Longitude on Saint Kitts and Nevis?
Latitude of Saint Kitts and Nevis is:17.3333 and Longitude of Saint Kitts and Nevis is: -62.75
Known among the first Caribbean islands that Europeans settled in, Saint Kitts and Nevis is a federal two-island nation in West Indies. The island has a rich volcanic soil and high fertility. Christopher Columbus discovered the island in 1498 and its name was derived from a Spanish name Nuestra Seņora de las Nieves. Native Americans inhabited the islands before European conquest of the island.
Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands are located in the Leeward Islands at the geographical coordinates of 17.3333 North and 62.75 West. The total area of 261 square kilometres makes it one of the smallest countries by area and a population of around 54,000 makes it one of the least populous countries in the world. Basseterre is the capital and the largest city of Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands.
Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands were formed by volcanic eruptions. The mountains of these islands pave way for number of rivers. These rivers are a source of fresh water for the inhabitants of these islands. There is a lake as well in St. Kitts. The most elevated peak in the islands is Mount Liamuiga at a height of 1156 metres.
The economy of the Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands is mainly driven by agriculture, tourism and some industries in the islands.
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