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  • Antigua and Barbuda

    Antigua and Barbuda (/ænˈtɡə ænd bɑrˈbjuːdə/; an-TEE-gǝ and bar-BYOO-dǝ; Spanish for "ancient" and "bearded") is a twin-island country lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two major inhabited islands, Antigua and …

  • Antigua

    Antigua (/ænˈtɡə/ an-TEE-gə or sometimes the spelling pronunciation /ænˈtɡwə/), also known as Waladli or Wadadli by the native population, is an island in the West Indies, in the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean region, the main island of the co…

  • Redonda

    Redonda is an uninhabited Caribbean island which is politically part of Antigua and Barbuda, in the Leeward Islands, West Indies.

  • Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

    Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is a stadium in North Sound, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. It was built for use in the 2007 Cricket World Cup where it hosted Super 8 matches. The stadium usually caters for 10,000 people, but temporary seating doubled it…

  • Geography of Antigua and Barbuda

    Antigua and Barbuda lie in the eastern arc of the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, separating the Atlantic Ocean from the Caribbean Sea. Antigua is 650 km southeast of Puerto Rico; Barbuda lies 48 km due north of Antigua, and the uninhabited …

  • Mount Obama

    Mount Obama (known as Boggy Peak until August 4, 2009) is the highest point in the nation of Antigua and Barbuda and on the island of Antigua.

  • Antigua Recreation Ground

    Antigua Recreation Ground is the national stadium of Antigua and Barbuda. It is located in St. John's, on the island of Antigua. The ground has been used by the West Indies cricket team and Antigua and Barbuda national football team.

  • Nelson's Dockyard

    Nelson's Dockyard is a cultural heritage site and marina in English Harbour, Antigua. It is part of Nelson's Dockyard National Park, which also contains Clarence House and Shirley Heights.

  • English Harbour

    English Harbour is a natural harbour and settlement on the island of Antigua, in the extreme south of the island. The settlement takes its name from the nearby harbour in which the Royal Navy established its base of operations for the area during th…

  • Betty's Hope

    Betty's Hope in Antigua and Barbuda was a sugar plantation which provided livelihood for many generations of Antiguans from the time it was established in 1650 during the British Colonial rule.

  • Swetes

    Swetes, also spelled Sweet's, is the sixth largest town in Antigua and Barbuda. It is located in the south of the island of Antigua, to the north of Liberta on the road to Old Road and the southwest coast of the island.

  • Parham, Antigua and Barbuda

    Parham is a town in the island country of Antigua and Barbuda, on the north-east coast of Antigua, with a population of 1,276 (2001 census). It is the oldest town in the country (established in 1632) and was once the capital.

  • Prickly Pear Island

    Prickly Pear Island is an islet approx. 650 metres off the north shore coast of the much larger island of Antigua, West Indies. The island measures approx. 100 metres north to south, and approx. 50 metres east to west.

  • Great Bird Island, Antigua

    Great Bird Island is a tiny islet lying almost three kilometres north-east of Antigua. Measuring just 20 acres (81,000 m2), smaller than most city parks, it is the only place on Earth where you can see an Antiguan racer (Alsophis antiguae) in the wi…

  • Bolands

    Bolans is a community on the south-western end of the island of Antigua, headtown of the Saint Mary's Parish. It was once an agrarian community but has slowly been transformed into a centre of tourist activity. There are those in the community who i…

  • Pelican Island, Antigua and Barbuda

    Pelican Island is a small private island located off the northeast coast of Antigua, at the eastern end of Mercers Creek Bay and immediately to the east of Crump Island. It has an area of about 1.3 km2. The island lies only about 137 metres from Ant…

  • Fort James, Antigua and Barbuda

    Fort James is a fort at the entrance to the harbour of St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda. The fort was built to guard St. John's harbour and is one of the many forts built by the British in the 18th century. Fear of a French invasion prompted the cons…

  • Jolly Harbour

    Jolly Harbour is a township in Antigua. It is located in the southwest of the island, on the coast close to Bolans, south of Five Islands Harbour.

  • Devil's Bridge, Antigua and Barbuda

    Devil's Bridge is a natural rock arch in eastern Antigua. It is located on the Atlantic coast at (17°6′1.7″N61°40′42.2″W), near Indian Town Point to the east of Willikies. The area around the arch features several natural blowholes which shoot up w…

  • Falmouth Harbour

    Falmouth Harbour is a horseshoe-shaped natural harbour on the far south of the island of Antigua. The small township of Falmouth lies close to its northern shore, and English Harbour is located close to its eastern shore.