Key: 2250  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 19
Issued: 2172 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 442 sq.km; Population - 66,900; Capital - St. John`s
An Independent State, comprising two islands located on the eastern edge of the
Leeward Islands, in the West Indies. The mountainous islands produce sugar, rum
and cotton, tourism becoming a valuable income.
Formerly the British Colony ANTIGUA, who gained its independence on November
1st, 1981 taking on the name of Antigua and Barbuda. The two former dependencies
of Antigua - BARBUDA and REDONDA continue to issue own stamps even though
Barbuda is a part of the state. A member of the British Commonwealth, with the
Monarch of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.) as a ceremonial head of state.
First stamps issued in 1981. UPU membership since July 1st, 1879. Annual output
about 170.
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Inscriptions
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
ANTIGUA BARBUDA

Index
   ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
      Independent 1981-
 
Currency
100 Cents = 1 Dollar
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ANTIGUA
Antigua

BARBUDA
Barbuda

REDONDA
Redonda

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)