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Saint Kitts and Nevis
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The World Factbook: Map of the Saint Kitts and Nevis, 10 January 2006

Saint Kitts is the larger of the two islands that make up the small island of Saint Kitts and Nevis. It has a population of around 35,000 inhabitants, majority of which are of African descent. The primary language is English, with a literacy rate of approximately 98%. Residents call themselves Kittitians.

The island is located at about 2,100 km southeast of Miami, Florida, in the United States. It has an area of about 68 168 km² and is in a shape of 29 kilometres by 8 kilometres.

where to stay

Mmccalpin: Princess Cruise line docked at the cruise terminal at Basseterre, 7 November 2005

Being in Saint Kitts and Nevis, you would want to live in the capital city, Basseterre. It is the busiest city on the island and contains a cruise port and airport.

Some options to accommodate at when staying in Basseterre.
Ocean Terrace Inn is located in the Fortlands area of Basseterre, overlooking the main harbor (Port Zante) as well as the Deep Water Port across the bay in Bird Rock.

The St. Kitts Marriott Resort and The Royal Beach Casino - a 10-minute drive from the airport. The resort offers 573 guest rooms and luxurious suites. North Frigate Bay Beach, a championship golf course and the largest Vegas-style casino in the Caribbean are very close in location. The resort provides a spa, meeting facilities, the Pirates of St. Kitts Kids Club program, eight restaurants and two lounges.

Ottley's Plantation Inn is located on and old plantation estate about 7 miles from Basseterre, on the Atlantic side of the island . Offering rooms in the Great House and several cottages around the grounds - some of which come with their own plunge pools.

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