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Here are some interesting facts about Saint Kitts and Nevis - Category: Introduction - Background: First settled by the British in 1623, the islands became an associated state with full internal autonomy in 1967. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. Saint Kitts and Nevis achieved independence in 1983. In 1998, a vote in Nevis on a referendum to separate from Saint Kitts fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. Nevis continues in its efforts to try and separate from Saint Kitts.

Category: Government - Judicial branch: Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (based on Saint Lucia; one judge of the Supreme Court resides in Saint Kitts and Nevis)

Category: People - HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%): NA

Category: Economy - Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m): 0 cu m (1 January 2006 estimate)

Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): 0 km

Category: Transportation - Railways (km): total: 50 km; narrow gauge: 50 km 0.762-m gauge on Saint Kitts for tourists (2006)

Category: Communications - Internet country code: .kn

Category: Military - Military service age and obligation (years of age): 18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription (2008)

Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: joins other Caribbean states to counter Venezuela's claim that Aves Island sustains human habitation, a criterion under UNCLOS, which permits Venezuela to extend its EEZ/continental shelf over a large portion of the eastern Caribbean Sea

Other random facts about Saint Kitts and Nevis 

  1. Communications - Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 3, shortwave 0 (2003)

  2. Economy - Electricity - exports (kWh): 0 kWh (2007 estimate)

  3. Economy - Oil - production (bbl/day): 0 bbl/day (2007 estimate)

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Source: CIA - The World Factbook