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St. Kitts is an island in the Caribbean, which belongs to the Lesser Antilles and has a population of about 39,000. Together with the island of Nevis it forms the island state of St. Kitts and Nevis, which is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and, with an area of 269 km², is one of the twelve smallest generally recognised states in the world. Basseterre is located on the south coast of the island of St. Kitts and is the capital and commercial centre of the island state. There are three volcanic mountain ranges on St. Kitts. The highest point of the island is the dormant volcano Mount Liamuiga with 1.156 m.

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Saint Kitts – Diving on the west coast in Basseterre (St. Kitts)

Categories: Travel reports, Central America & the Caribbean, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Today’s stop on our Carnival Valor cruise was the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. Our ship has docked here in the port of the capital Basseterre. St. Kitts (also known by its former name “Saint Christopher”) forms the island state of St. Kitts and Nevis together with the southern island of Nevis. The island in the Caribbean is quite tranquil with a maximum length of 30 kilometers and a width of 10 kilometers and has about 40,000 inhabitants. There are …

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