Saint John's


Saint John's

geographical name

City (pop., 2005 est.: 31,000), capital of Antigua and Barbuda, West Indies. It lies on Antigua's northwestern coast. It is a resort and the island's main port, handling sugar, cotton, machinery, and lumber. Nearby Fort St. John's was damaged over the centuries (1690–1847) by earthquakes, fire and a hurricane.

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