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Flag Description

Divided diagonally from the lower hoist side by a broad black band bearing two white, five-pointed stars; the black band is edged in yellow; the upper triangle is green, the lower triangle is red; green signifies the island's fertility, red symbolizes the struggles of the people from slavery, yellow denotes year-round sunshine, and black represents the African heritage of the people; the white stars stand for the islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis, but can also express hope and liberty, or independence and optimism.

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from the United Kingdom 19 September 1983

Capital
Basseterre

Calling code
+1-869

Currency
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)

Geographic Coordinates
17°18'N 62°44'W

Official languages
English