Location: Eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean
Size: 170 square miles.
Capital: St. John’s
Language: English (official), Antiguan Creole
Religions: Anglican, followed by Roman Catholic and other Protestant denominations
Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar, which trades at a fixed rate of about 2.68 to the U.S. dollar
Area Code: 268
Tipping: 10-15 percent depending on the service. Some restaurants and hotels will automatically add a 10 percent gratuity. Tip porters 50 cents per bag.
Weather: Average temperatures range from the 70s to mid 80s. Hurricane season is June through November.