Parishes of Saint Kitts and Nevis

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The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis , located in the Leeward Islands, is a federal two-island nation in the West Indies. It is the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, in both area and population....

is divided into 14 parish
Parish (subnational entity)
A parish is an administrative division used by several countries. In the British Isles it is known as a civil parish to distinguish it from the ecclesiastical parish.-External links:* Editorial in The Guardian, 2011-05-16....

es. Nine parishes are located on the island of Saint Kitts
Saint Kitts
Saint Kitts Saint Kitts Saint Kitts (also known more formally as Saint Christopher Island (Saint-Christophe in French) is an island in the West Indies. The west side of the island borders the Caribbean Sea, and the eastern coast faces the Atlantic Ocean...

 and five on Nevis
Nevis
Nevis is an island in the Caribbean Sea, located near the northern end of the Lesser Antilles archipelago, about 350 km east-southeast of Puerto Rico and 80 km west of Antigua. The 93 km² island is part of the inner arc of the Leeward Islands chain of the West Indies...

. The parishes are drawn like pie-slices from the ridgeline of the central mountains of both islands.

For the upper map, the parishes are listed in alphabetical order based on the name of the Saint of each Parish Church. The parishes are numbered in alphabetical order on the map.

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The map below this shows more detail of the two islands. In this map the parishes are named, and the capital towns or villages of each parish are marked. The capital cities of both islands are marked in red, as is the name of each island.


See also

  • ISO 3166-2:KN
    ISO 3166-2:KN
    ISO 3166-2:KN is the entry for Saint Kitts and Nevis in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization , which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.Currently for Saint Kitts and...