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- ➤ Head of state:-
- ➥ Queen - Elizabeth II
- ➥ Governor-General - Sir Rodney Williams
- ➤ Head of government:-
- ➥ Prime Minister - Gaston Browne
- ➤ Population Rank:- 201 more
- ➤ land rank:- Geographically Antigua and Barbuda are ranked 181st out of 195 countries in the world.
- ➤ military rank:- This country has only a small army in terms of military force, with no particular ranking.
- ➤ total languages:- The official language here is British English. But the dialect they speak does not seem to be English, and some of the words in the dialect they speak are a mixture of British English and African languages.
- ➤ total religions:- According to United Nations official figures, Antigua and Barbuda have a population of 97,928, of whom 17.6% are Anglican, 12.4% are Seventh-day Adventist, 12.2% are Pentecostal, 8.3% are Moravian, 8.2% are Roman Catholic, 5.6% are Rastafarian, and 12.2% are Rastafarian. Muslims, Hindus, and Baha'is and the unaccounted for are estimated to be 23.5%.
- ➤ independence:- From the island of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the British arrived in Antigua in 1632 with sailors for trade. Later settlements were established on the coast of Falmouth. Sir Christopher founded a sugar factory in Antigua in 1674 and has ruled the country's economy for over 200 years. The peninsula then officially became the 1667 British colony. The Codrington family was leased from 1685 to 1860. The people of Antigua were then oppressed by the British, and finally, the struggle for independence began in the 20th century. The movement began for workers' rights. In 1938, Vere C Bird formed the Antigua Trade Union. On November 1st, 1981, the Commonwealth of Nations Antigua and Barbuda became independent states, with Elizabeth as the first Queen of Antigua and Barbuda. Vere C. Bird made him prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda for fighting for workers' rights. Antigua and Barbuda gained independence on November 1st, 1981.
- ➤ provinces or states:- 8
- ➤ type of governance:- Politics in Antigua and Barbuda is based on a unified parliamentary system. And appoints the Governor-General to act as Vice-Regal Representative. The Governor-General again appoints a Prime Minister. The government uses the Prime Minister for executive functions. The Governor appoints the Prime Minister as the head of the Multi-Party, through which the Prime Minister acts as an advisor to the Governor-General in the appointment of the Cabinet. Legislative powers are vested in both the Government and the Houses of Parliament. In a bicameral parliamentary system, 17 members are appointed by the Governor-General, and these 17 members are elected by proportional representation to serve for 5 years.
- ➤ capital city:- Saint John's (also the largest city in Antigua and Barbuda)
- ➤ border sharing countries:- The country is located in the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. And there is not a single country adjoining the coast of this country.
- ➤ total land:- 443 sq km : Agriculture 20.45%, Forest 22.27% more
- ➤ total population (2022 Jun 25) :- 99,561 more