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Saint Kitts and Nevis: Geography#

LocationCaribbean, islands in the Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago
Geographic Coordinates17 20 N, 62 45 W 17.333334,-62.75
Area total: 261 sq km (Saint Kitts 168 sq km; Nevis 93 sq km)
land: 261 sq km
water: 0 sq km
We are unable to verify those figures from Factbook, since the 6 main sources we used for checking give different figures as follows:
Factbook: 261
DBpedia: 261
Geoname: 261
Infoplease: 0
Britannica: 269
Wolfram: 261

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Land boundaries0 km
Coastline135 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
highest point: Mount Liamuiga 1,156 m
Highest Mountains Mount Liamuiga 1156 m
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Terrainvolcanic with mountainous interiors
Natural Hazardshurricanes (July to October)
Natural Resourcearable land
Land Usearable land: 19.23%
permanent crops: 0.38%
other: 80.38% (2011)
Climatetropical, tempered by constant sea breezes; little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season (May to November)
Irrigated Land0.18 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources0.02 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesNA
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Whaling
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesDue to difference in city rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Basseterre; Charlestown ; Saint Pauls ; Sadlers ; Middle Island
According to Geonames: Basseterre; Fig Tree; Market Shop; Saint Pauls; Middle Island

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Important Cities
Geography-notesmallest country in the Americas and Western Hemisphere; with coastlines in the shape of a baseball bat and ball, the two volcanic islands are separated by a 3-km-wide channel called The Narrows; on the southern tip of long, baseball bat-shaped Saint Kitts lies the Great Salt Pond; Nevis Peak sits in the center of its almost circular namesake island and its ball shape complements that of its sister island