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Saint Kitts and Nevis

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  • Variants

    • St. Christopher and Nevis
    • Saint Christopher-Nevis
    • Saint Christopher and Nevis
    • St. Kitts-Nevis
    • St. Kitts and Nevis
    • St. Christopher & Nevis
    • Federation of St Christopher and Nevis
    • Saint Kitts-Nevis
    • Saint-Kitts-et-Nevis
    • Saint Kitts y Nevis
    • Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
    • Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis
  • Additional Information

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        Independent political entity
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Nations
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        (thesoz) Nation
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (aat) Island nations
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
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        Developing island countries
    • Associated Locale

        Caribbean Area
    • Associated Locale

        West Indies
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        Antilles, Lesser
    • Associated Locale

        Leeward Islands (West Indies)
    • Associated Language

  • Has Demonym

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  • Earlier Established Forms

  • Sources

    • found: Saint Kitts-Nevis. Dept. of Labour. Annual report of the Department of Labour for the year ... presented to the Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Housing, Labour & Tourism ... 1979:t.p. (St. Christopher and Nevis)
    • found: Lewis, G.L. The St. Kitts-Nevis male family planning ... 1985.
    • found: U.S. Dept. of State letter to BGN Foreign Names Committee, 6 July 1988(recommended name change from Saint Christopher and Nevis to Saint Kitts and Nevis)
    • found: Embassy of St. Kitts and Nevis letter to U.S. Dept. of State, 16 May 1988(government requests that its country be referred to as St. Kitts and Nevis--not St. Christopher and Nevis)
    • found: Phone to BGN, 7/27/88(change of name official: Saint Kitts and Nevis)
    • found: External trade report (summary tables), 1983:t.p. (St. Christopher & Nevis)
    • found: Whitaker's almanack, 1992:p. 687 (St Christopher and Nevis (the Federation of St Christopher and Nevis); on Nevis there is a Nevis Island Administration, the Head being styled Premier of Nevis, and a Nevis Island Assembly of 5 elected and 3 nominated members)
    • found: Dickson, P. Labels for locals, 2006(Saint Kitts-Nevis or Saint Christopher-Nevis)
    • found: Names of countries and their capital cities including adjectives of nationality and currency units, 2001(Saint Kitts and Nevis; French: Saint-Kitts-et-Nevis; Spanish: Saint Kitts y Nevis)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, April 1, 2016(Saint Kitts and Nevis; In 1967, the island territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla became an associated state of the UK with full internal autonomy. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. The remaining islands achieved independence in 1983 as Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 1998, a referendum on Nevis to separate from Saint Kitts fell short of the two-thirds majority vote needed. Nevis continues in its efforts to separate from Saint Kitts; conventional long form: Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis; conventional short form: Saint Kitts and Nevis; former: Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 30, 2019(Saint Kitts and Nevis, also known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis; island country in the West Indies. Located in the Leeward Islands chain of the Lesser Antilles)
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-03-12: new
    • 2021-08-01: revised
  • Alternate Formats