Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis

The current flag of archipelago of St. Kitts and Nevis has been used since 1983 and it is composed of a sheet, which is divided by a black diagonal stripe into a green and a red field. In addition, the black stripe is framed by narrower yellow stripes and it also bears two white five-pointed star. The stars may indicate the two main islands, but according to the official interpretation it represents freedom and hope. The green color of the upper left field symbolizes the fertile soil of the islands and the red field serves as a reminder of the struggle for independence. The yellow color indicates the local bright sun and the black stripe represents the dark-skinned population. The islands were named in 1493 by Christopher Columbus during his voyage to India.

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Main information

Country
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Capital city
Basseterre
Population
54,000 (2013)
Total area
261 km2
Formation
19. 9. 1983
Highest point
Mount Liamuiga (1,156 m)
GDP
$ 16,066 (IMF, 2012)
Currency
east caribbean dollar (XCD)
Code
KN (KNA)
Calling code
+1 869
Internet TLD
.kn

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By continents
North America

Name of country in other languages

Czech
Svatý Kryštof a Nevis (Basseterre)
English
Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre)
German
St. Kitts und Nevis (Basseterre)
French
Saint-Christophe-et-Niévès (Basseterre)
Italian
Saint Kitts e Nevis (Basseterre)
Spanish
San Cristóbal y Nieves (Basseterre)
Russian
Сент-Киттс и Невис (Бастер)
Slovak
Svätý Krištof a Nevis (Basseterre)
Polish
Saint Kitts i Nevis (Basseterre)
Portuguese
São Cristóvão e Nevis (Basseterre)
Chinese
聖克里斯多福與尼維斯 (巴斯特尔)
Japanese
セントクリストファー・ネイビス (バステール)
Turkish
Saint Kitts ve Nevis (Basseterre)
Norwegian
Saint Kitts og Nevis (Basseterre)
Swedish
Saint Kitts och Nevis (Basseterre)
Hungarian
Saint Kitts és Nevis (Basseterre)
Dutch
Saint Kitts en Nevis (Basseterre)
Danish
Saint Kitts og Nevis (Basseterre)
Finnish
Saint Kitts ja Nevis (Basseterre)
Hebrew
סנט קיטס ונוויס (באסטר)

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