Basseterre


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Basseterre,

town (1990 est. pop. 15,500), capital of St. Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevis
or Saint Kitts–Nevis
, officially Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, island nation (2005 est. pop. 39,000), 120 sq mi (311 sq km), West Indies, in the Leeward Islands.
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, on St. Kitts island, West Indies. It is one of the chief commercial depots of the Leeward IslandsLeeward Islands
, northern group of the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, extending SE from Puerto Rico to the Windward Islands. The principal islands are the American Virgin Islands; the French island and overseas dept.
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. Sugar refining is the leading industry. Basseterre was founded by the French in 1627.

Basseterre

a port in the Caribbean, on St Kitts in the Leeward Islands: the capital of St Kitts-Nevis. Pop.: 13 220 (2001)
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