Basseterre is one of the most populated cities in Saint Kitts and Nevis, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in America, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 17.17N latitude / 62.43W longitude. For routing in Basseterre, please check the free driving directions Basseterre service below.
When you visit Saint Kitts and Nevis, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is English, and the officially used currency is East Caribbean dollar (XCD), since 1965.
Basseterre, the capital city, has numerous population; 12 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Basseterre counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Saint Kitts and Nevis bear 55 850 sum citizens spreading on its 100,77 sq mi / 261 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Saint Kitts and Nevis is Constitutional monarchy, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Country Above Self, while saluting for the national anthem called: O Land of Beauty!.
Google maps Basseterre, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis and the neighboring countries like N/A.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Saint Kitts and Nevis Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Saint Kitts and Nevis
St. Kitts, the larger of the two islands, is roughly oval except for a long, narrow peninsula to the southeast. Its highest point is Mount Liamuiga (3,792 ft [1,156 m]). The Narrows, a 2-mile- (3-km-) wide channel, separates the two islands.
The circularly shaped Nevis surrounded by coral reefs, and the island is almost entirely a single mountain, Nevis Peak (3,232 ft [985 m]). A volcanic mountain chain dominates the center of both islands.