National Symbols of Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: St Kitts & Nevis, Saint Barthélemy, Anguilla, Andorra, . The capital of Antigua and Barbuda is Saint John's.

The official language is English and the Eastern Caribbean dollar is the currency of the Antigua and Barbuda. The domain is .ag and the country code is +268.

National day is celebrated on 1 Nov 1981. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Antigua and Barbuda is no exception.

In Antigua and Barbuda, Cricket is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Antiguan or Barbudan people. Rum is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Antigua and Barbuda. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Antiguan or Barbudan symbol.

The country was founded by Christopher Columbus. The current president of Antigua and Barbuda is Queen – Elizabeth II (Monarch) and Gaston Browne is the Prime Minister.

In Antigua and Barbuda the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Antiguan or Barbudan national anthem was written by Novelle Hamilton Richards and composed by Walter Garnet Picart Chambers.

Country information

Former name(s) Wadadli
Official name(s) Antigua and Barbuda
Alternative name(s) Antigua and Barbuda (official, English)
Regional location Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico
Country name etymology Antigua: "Ancient", corrected from earlier Antego, a truncation of the Spanish Santa Maria la Antigua. Barbuda: "Bearded" in Spanish, corrected from earlier Barbado, Berbuda & Barbouthos.
Climate Tropical maritime; little seasonal temperature variation
Terrain Mostly low-lying limestone and coral islands, with some higher volcanic areas
Population 97,929
National Day 1 Nov 1981
Language(s) English
Religion Christianity
Country code +268
Literacy rate 98.9%
Currency Eastern Caribbean dollar
Capital city Saint John's
Domain(TLD) .ag
Ethnicity Black & Mulatto
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Antiguan or Barbudan
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 440 km2 (170 sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4 (AST)
Average elevation 202 m (659 ft)
Coastline 153 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Antigua and Barbuda

Flag map of Antigua and Barbuda

Motto of Antigua and Barbuda

"Each endeavouring, all achieving"

National animal of Antigua and Barbuda

The National animal of Antigua and Barbuda is Fallow deer

National Animal of Antigua and Barbuda - Fallow deer

National flower of Antigua and Barbuda

The National flower of Antigua and Barbuda is Agave Karatto (Dagger log). Botanical name is Agave.

National flower of Antigua and Barbuda - Agave Karatto (Dagger log)

National bird of Antigua and Barbuda

The National bird of Antigua and Barbuda is Magnificent frigatebird

National bird of Antigua and Barbuda - Magnificent frigatebird

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Antiguan or Barbudan Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Your actions and misdeeds will eventually have consequences.

Every thing has its use.

Use the right motivation for each person.

it's sometimes wisest to keep one's mouth shut.

Worrying does not improve a bad situation.

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