Location: In the British West Indies, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, east of Puerto Rico and just a short ferry trip from St. Martin/St. Maarten.
Size: 16 mi/25 km long, 4 mi/6 km wide.
Capital: The Valley
Religions: Roman Catholic, Protestant
Currency:Easter Caribbean Dollar; U.S. dollar widely accepted.
Telephone/Area Code: 264
Weather: Semi-arid year-round; trade winds moderate tropical temperatures.