Part of the Lesser Antilles, a group of islands located 2000 km southeast of Miami. The Federation includes two islands — Nevis and Saint Kitts.
The Federation is a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations, OAS, CARICOM, and other international organizations. The Queen of England is the head of state as Saint Kitts and Nevis is a well-functioning democracy based on the British parliamentary system.
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is headquartered in Saint Kitts and maintains the stability of the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (ECD), the national currency of most Eastern Caribbean countries pegged to the US dollar.