Caribbean Tourism

Geography of Antigua and Barbuda

Geography of Antigua and Barbuda

Area

  • 170 sq. mi. in total
  • Antigua - 108 sq. mi (280 sq. km)
  • Barbuda - 62 sq. mi. (161 sq. km)
  • Redonda - Less than 1 sq. mi.
  • Coastline: 83 miles

Maritime claims

  • Contiguous zone: 24 nm
  • Exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
  • Territorial sea: 12 nm

Sunbathing Claims

One beach for every day of the year!


Location

Eastern Caribbean approx 1200 miles southeast of Miami.

  • Antigua: 17 degrees North 61 degrees West
  • Barbuda: 25 miles north of Antigua
  • Redonda: To the west

Territorial disputes

None Neighbors: about 30 miles NNW of Guadeloupe and NNE of Montserrat.

Capital

St. John's


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