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    St. Kitts and Nevis Geography - 1989

      Total area: 360 km2
      land area: 360 km2

      Comparative area: slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 135 km

      Maritime claims:
      @m5Contiguous zone: 24 nm
      @m5Extended economic zone: 200 nm
      @m5Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Climate: subtropical tempered by constant sea breezes; little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season (May to November)

      Terrain: volcanic with mountainous interiors

      Natural resources: negligible

      Land use: 22% arable land; 17% permanent crops; 3% meadows and pastures; 17% forest and woodland; 41% other

      Environment: subject to hurricanes (July to October)

      Note: located 320 km southeast of Puerto Rico

      NOTE: The information regarding St. Kitts and Nevis on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of St. Kitts and Nevis Geography 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about St. Kitts and Nevis Geography 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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