|Antigua and Barbuda|
"Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
"Each Undertaking, All Fulfilling"
"Fair Antigua, We Salute Thee"
|Oneness Ledeward Forfastening Kingship
|27 Mudmonth 1967|
1 Fogmonth 1981
- In full
|Whole Homeland Output
- In full
- By fellow
|Yield||East Strongsea Bit of Eight ($) (XCD)|
Antigua and Barbuda is a land in the West Indish lands in the Americas, found between the Caribish Sea and the Atlantish Ocean. It is made up of two greater ilands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a reckoning of lesser ilands (including Great Bird, Green, Manywater, Long, Maiden and Everwick Ilands and further south, Wheelshaped Iland). The everlasting befolking reckons about 95,900 with ninety-seven hundredths dwelling on Antigua. The revetown and greatest harbour and stead is Holy John's on Antigua, with Codrington being the greatest town on Barbuda. Found near each other (the main Barbudan flyharbour is less than 30 nautical miles north of the main Foreoldenland flyharbour), Antigua and Barbuda are in the middle of the Leeward Ilands, part of the Lesser Fore-Ilands, roughly at seventeen cuts north of the midring.
The iland of Antigua was found by Christoffer Columbus in 1493 and named for the Church of Holy Mary the Antigua. was taken over by Briten in 1632; Barbuda was first settled in 1678. Antigua and Barbudafit in the West Indishlands Band in 1958. With the break-up of the band, it became one of the West Indlands Linked-Up Riches in 1967. Following by self-lawmoot in its inner business, selfstandingness was given from the Oned Kingdom on 1st Fogmonth 1981.
Antigua and Barbuda is still a rich of the Meanwealth and Elizabeth II is the land's queen and riche's head.
In Holymonth 2017, Whirlwind Irma marred or shattered ninety-five hundredths of Barbuda's buildings. All the iland's dwellers were drained to Antigua, leaving Barbuda empty for the first time in new-eretide.