Barbuda have a pleasant year-round climate. The average daily
temperature drops a few degrees in winter from the usual high of
around 81 F (27 C).
English is the primary language in Antigua, several
dialects are spoken around the island. The island's
natives speak Antiguan Creole English and Barbuda Creole
and Barbuda's currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar
(EC$), a regional currency shared among members of the
Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).
population of Antigua and Barbuda in 2003 was estimated
by the United Nations at 72, 000, which placed it as
number 182 in population among the 193 nations of the
world. In that year approximately 8% of the population
was over 65 years of age, with another 28% of the
population under 15 years of age.
St John's is the capital and largest
city of Antigua and Barbuda, a country located in the
West Indies in the Caribbean Sea, St John's is the
commercial centre of the nation and the chief port of
the island of Antigua.