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Antigua-and-Barbuda (AG)

Continent: North America Land Antigua-and-Barbuda
Surface: 442 km ²
Inhabitants: 69.108
Capital: Saint John' S International banking code (ISO Codes): AG
Official language: English Code: +1268
Currency: Dollar of Caribbean Eastern Number plate: AG
Routes of Antigua-and-Barbuda: 128 Routes towards Antigua-and-Barbuda: 198
Preferred airports: Antigua (ANU), Barbuda Codrington (BBQ)
Principal cities: All Saints, Liberta, Bolans, Potters Village, Parham, Carlisle, Cedar Grove, Swetes, Codrington, English Harbor Town, Old Road, Freetown, Clarence House, Claremont, Clare Hall
Airline company based with Antigua-and-Barbuda: LIAT, Carib Aviation, Caribbean Star Airlines

Tourist guide Antigua-and-Barbuda (North America)

The archipelago of Antigua and Barbuda is a constitutional monarchy belonging to the Commonwealth. The two islands are in the south-east of Puerto Rico and belong to the Lesser Antilles. The archipelago includes/understands also other smaller islands, of which the uninhabited volcanic island of Redonda.

Geography: the landscape of the island of Antigua is characterized by its 350 sand beaches end bordered of palm trees and by its many ports and bays made up of volcanic deposits. The interior of the island presents a rather flat relief of fertile plains, but has all the same the culminating point of all the archipelago, Boggy Peak which reaches the altitude of 402 Mr. the sumptuous island of Barbuda, atoll surrounded by a coral reef, is to 45 km of Antigua and has a wild and voluntarily preserved nature tourism of mass, which enabled him to preserve a flora and a fauna of a very great richness which leave an indelible impression to all those which are likely to be able to contemplate them.

Climate and period of voyage advised: it reigns on the two islands all the year a tropical, hot and dry climate, moderated by the trade winds. The average temperatures, between 25°C or 28°C, are relatively constant there. The violent falls of rain involving a very high water content are rather rare in the archipelago, and occur only between July and October, at which time the Caribbean are regularly subjected to cyclones more or less devastators who always do not save the archipelago.

Official languages and spoken languages: the official language is English.

Health and vaccinations: generally one advises with the travellers to be made vaccinate against hepatitis has, typhus, the polio, the diphteria and tetanus. To prevent the viral diseases transmitted by the insects and the mosquitos, it is in general enough to cover well and apply products anti-insects. In the archipelago, the system and the equipment of health are satisfactory. It nevertheless is advised to contract a insurance-voyage including/understanding an insurance repatriation for the most serious cases. For more safety and to avoid risks of infection, it is recommended to peel the fruits well and to make cook vegetables before consuming them. Lastly, think of providing you with a small first-aid kit of voyage.

Conditions of entry on the territory: for one duration of stay envisaged lower than 42 days, a valid passport is enough for the French nationals. A visa is not necessary. The minor travellers must be provided with an individual passport.

For further information concerning vaccinations, the conditions of entry and the security instructions, you can, for example, to consult the site of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Travel and transport: many airline companies such as American Airlines (AA), Air France (AF) or British Airways (BA) serve the airport of Antigua, the V.C Bird International Airport (ANU). Unfortunately, there are few direct flights. The airport of Antigua is to 9 km in the North-East of the capital, St John' S, and is easily accessible. Airport, one can find correspondences for all the islands of the east of the Caribbean, such as for example Puerto Rico.

The capital: St John' S rests in a deep bay of the north-western coast and shelters approximately 80.000 inhabitants, which represents approximately half of the total population of the island. The cathedral, the national museum, lodged in the oldest building of the city and the market of the farmers of the area which is held the weekend can be the subject of a visit. Surrounding nature also deserves it that one leaves to his discovery. The east coast decorated of many beaches and the interior of the grounds conceal innumerable natural treasures such as the various species of birds, the reserve of Indian Town which is in the east of the island, just like celebrates it cliff of Devil' S Bridge. The megaliths of Greencastle Hill, probably set up in the honor of a local goddess of the sun, are drawn up on the west coast and also deserve them that one makes an excursion there. The coast of the Caribbean Sea enorgueillit of the most beautiful beaches, those of Runaway Bay and Dickenson Bay, for example, and also of the most beautiful luxury hotels. In the extreme south of the island, the bay of English Harbor attracts the international Jet set because of his privileged situation which protects it from the hurricanes and its marina.

Religion: Antigua and Barbuda are mainly Christian. The traditional religions are still largely represented there.

Flights expensive not preferred towards and of Antigua-and-Barbuda/AG

·  Flight Fort de France Antigua (FDF ANU) with LIAT
·  Flight San Juan (Puerto Rico) Antigua (SJU ANU) with American Airlines, LIAT
·  Flight London Antigua (LON ANU) with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways
·  Holy flight Martin Antigua (SXM ANU) with Winair, LIAT
·  Flight St.Kitts Antigua (SKB ANU) with LIAT, XL Airways Germany
·  Flight Bangkok Antigua (BKK ANU)
·  Flight Copenhagen Antigua (CPH ANU)
·  Flight Dominica Antigua (DOM ANU) with LIAT
·  Flight Milan Antigua (MXP ANU)
·  Flight Larnaca Antigua (LCA ANU)
·  Flight Antigua Paris (ANU CDG)
·  Flight Antigua Caracas (ANU CCS)
·  Flight Antigua Toulouse (ANU TLS)
·  Flight Antigua Paramaribo (ANU PBM)
·  Flight Antigua Curacao (ANU CUR) with LIAT
·  Flight Antigua Aruba (ANU AUA)
·  Flight Antigua Fort de France (ANU FDF) with LIAT
·  Flight Antigua Washington (ANU WAS)
·  Flight Antigua Chicago (ANU CHI)
·  Flight Antigua St Vincent (ANU SVD) with LIAT
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