The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, aka Saint Christopher and Nevis, located in the Leeward Islands, is a unitary island nation in the Caribbean and the smallest nation in the Americas in both area and population. The capital city and government for the federated state is mainly on the larger island of Saint Kitts. The smaller state of ► Nevis lies about 3 km southeast of Saint Kitts. Although Saint Kitts and Nevis are geographically within the Leeward Islands, they are relatively close to a cluster of several other islands. To the north-northwest lie the islands of ► Saint Eustatius, Saba, ► Saint-Barthélemy, and ► Saint Martin. To the northeast are ► Antigua and Barbuda, and to the south-east is ► Montserrat. Both the names Saint Christopher and Saint Kitts are given in the constitution.
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The Island of St. Christophers alias St. Kitts, by Herman Moll 1729
Satellite map of Saint Kitts and Nevis
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