Saint Kitts and Nevis, officially Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, is two-island state in the Caribbean. With a population of 51,538 and an area of 261 sq km, it is the 209th most populous and 207th largest country in the world. To the east and northeast lie Antigua and Barbuda.

General Information
Official Name: 
Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis
Capitol: 
Basseterre
Population: 
51,538
Languages: 
English
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
261
Year of UN Membership: 
1983
Year of Present State Formation: 
1983
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$0.795 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$15,959 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
1.90 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.75
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Small Island Developing State
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Latin America Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AOSIS: Alliance of Small Island States
Commonwealth of Nations (British)
CariCom: Caribbean Community
CDB: Caribbean Development Bank
CELAC: Community of Latin American and Caribbean States
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
OAS: Organization of American States
OECS: Organization of Eastern Caribbean States
OPANAL: Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean
Petrocaribe
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
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