The state of St. Kitts and Nevis is an independent nation composed of two islands: St. Kitts (68 sq miles) and Nevis (36 sq miles). St Kitts and Nevis is a member of the British Commonwealth of the Nations, the United Nations, and the Organization of East Caribbean States and the Caribbean Community (Caricom). The Currency used is the Eastern Caribbean dollar which has been fixed at $2.70 to the U.S. dollar since 1976.
The population of St. Kitts and Nevis is around fifty thousand persons.
St. Kitts and Nevis is located 17.25 degrees North and 62.5 degrees west. It is a few minutes away from St.Maarten, an hour from Puerto Rico, and three hours from Miami, Florida.