in Saint John Figtree, Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Vance W. Amory International Airport (6 mi)
- Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (15 mi)
- F. D. Roosevelt Airport (36 mi)
- John A. Osborne Airport (36 mi)
- V.C. Bird International Airport (53 mi)
- Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport (54 mi)
- Gustaf III Airport (56 mi)
- Codrington Airport (62 mi)
- Princess Juliana International Airport (71 mi)
- Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (Unesco heritage, 96 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 17.126 and -62.603 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 17° 7' 34" and W -62° 36' 9"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - XCD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:56 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: America/St_Kitts
- UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:58 am and 6:12 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -20.298 and 118.569 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Discover Fig Tree
Fig Tree in Saint John Figtree with it's 2,922 citizens is a town in Saint Kitts and Nevis about 14 mi (or 23 km) south-east of Basseterre, the country's capital city.
Current time in Fig Tree is now 06:56 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / St Kitts with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 9 airports near Fig Tree, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saint Kitts and Nevis is Vance W. Amory International Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park in a distance of 96 mi (or 155 km), East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Charlestown, Market Shop, Cotton Ground, Newcastle and Basseterre. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F
|Morning Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1014.1 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Sunday, 15th of September 2019
29°C (85 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Monday, 16th of September 2019
29°C (85 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Tuesday, 17th of September 2019
29°C (84 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Oualie Beach Resort
NISBET PLANTATION BEACH CLUB
Four Seasons Resort Nevis
The Mount Nevis Hotel LIF
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Nevis - Hot Spring HD (2015)
The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis also known as the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis), located in the Leeward Islands, is a federal two-island country in the West Indies. It...
Running with the Bulls on Nevis at the Four Seasons
Running on the Four Seasons Golf Course on Nevis, West Indies (in the Caribbean) we encountered a couple of frisky bulls (cows) on the 11th hole fairway. My wife ran on, fearlessly, and the...
Marketing program, SNHU Testimonial
Learn more about SNHU's Marketing program at http://www.snhu.edu/5765.asp SNHU student Bronte Swanston shares her experience with SNHU's Marketing program See more SNHU stories at ...
Happy New Year from Nisbet Plantation
Happy New Year 2015. Come and see us soon! The ladies and gentlemen of Nisbet Plantation send you warm wishes for the New Year.
Nevis Green Monkeys on Nevis Four Seasons Golf Course (aka I don't like monkeys)
Green monkey troops roam the Nevis Four Seasons golf course. During our morning runs up this mountainous course (it's on the side of a dormant volcano), we often encountered one or more green...
Pinneys Beach Resort Hotel, Nevis, St Kitts
Unspoiled jewel of the Eastern Caribbean, Pinneys Beach Resort Hotel offers serenity, adventure, culture & history. Pamper yourself in our lovely tropical paradise. Construction underway for...
Creating A World Community (CAWC) Introduction
http://worldcommunityconnect.com A Community That Works For Everyone. Join us in a bold unprecedented conversation inquiring into the POSSIBILITY of Creating Community and a World that works.
Search & Rescue, Nevis Project
A team of Search & Rescue personnel from the Police, Fire & Rescue, Nevis Disaster Management, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and other volunteers carried out a rescue of a ...
Harrison Travel visits Four Seasons Resort Nevis
Charles Rosen, President of Harrison Travel (www.harrisontravel.com) visits the the Four Seasons Nevis. Discover a Caribbean paradise at Four Seasons Resort Nevis -- a perfect destination for...
Four Seasons Nevis Spa
Golf & Travel writer Ted McIntyre visits the elegant Four Seasons Nevis Spa and experiences one of its signature treatments, the Rum Tonic.
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Nevis is an island in the Caribbean Sea that forms part of the inner arc of the Leeward Islands chain of the West Indies. It is located near the northern end of the Lesser Antilles archipelago, about 350 km east-southeast of Puerto Rico and 80 km west of Antigua. Its area is 93 km² and capital is Charlestown. Nevis and the island of Saint Kitts to the northwest form the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint Kitts (also known more formally as Saint Christopher Island is an island in the West Indies. The west side of the island borders the Caribbean Sea, and the eastern coast faces the Atlantic Ocean. Saint Kitts and the neighbouring island of Nevis constitute one country: the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The island is one of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles. It is situated about 2,100 km southeast of Miami, Florida. The land area of St.
Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Charlestown is the capital of the island of Nevis, in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Leeward Islands, West Indies. Charlestown is situated on the leeward side of the island of Nevis, near the southern end of Pinneys Beach. Historically, in colonial times, the town of Charlestown was protected by Fort Charles to the south and Fort Black Rocks to the north.
Warner Park Sporting Complex
Warner Park Sporting Complex is an athletic facility in Basseterre, St. Kitts, St. Kitts and Nevis. It includes the Warner Park Stadium, which was one of the hosts for the 2007 Cricket World Cup. It is named after Sir Thomas Warner, the explorer who established the first English colony on St. Kitts. The eastern segment contains the cricket pitch, pavilion, media centre and seating for 4,000 which can be increased with temporary stands to 10,000 for major events.
Battle of Saint Kitts
The Battle of Saint Kitts, also known as the Battle of Frigate Bay, was a naval battle that took place on 25 and 26 January 1782 during the American Revolutionary War between a British fleet under Rear-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood and a larger French fleet under the Comte de Grasse.
Saint George Basseterre Parish
Saint George Basseterre is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is the largest parish on Saint Kitts and the second largest parish in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is by far the most populous parish in the federation, holding nearly a third of the country's population. It is home to the city of Basseterre, capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and also has a longer coastline than any other parish in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint George Gingerland Parish
Saint George Gingerland, also known as St. George's Gingerland, is a parish in the southeastern part of the island of Nevis, Leeward Islands, West Indies. It is one of five parishes on the island, and has a total population of about 2,500. The five parishes, in combination with the nine parishes of St. Kitts, make up the fourteen administrative parishes of the two-island Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint James Windward Parish
Saint James Windward is one of five Nevis parishes, which in turn are part of the 14 administrative parishes making up the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. Saint James parish is located in the northeastern section of the island of Nevis and the parish capital is Newcastle, which is next to the Nevis airport. Not far east from Newcastle is the hotel Nisbet Plantation Beach Club, and the Newcastle Pottery. A small distance further east still is the Medical University of the Americas.
Saint John Figtree Parish
Saint John Figtree is one of 5 administrative parishes which make up the island of Nevis, and which in turn are part of the 14 parishes within the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The parish capital is Church Ground. The parish church was the place where the registration of the marriage between young Nevisian plantation family widow Frances Nisbet and Horatio Nelson was carried out in 1787, when Nelson was a young sea captain.
Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Saint Paul Charlestown is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is located on the island of Nevis, and the parish capital is Charlestown, which is also capital of the entire island. Saint Paul Charlestown is the smallest parish in the federation, being only 4 square kilometers in area, and consisting of barely more than the town of Charlestown, and its portion of Nevis Peak.
Saint Thomas Lowland Parish
Saint Thomas Lowland is one of 5 Nevis parishes which are in turn part of the 14 administrative parishes that make up the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The coast of this parish consists primarily of sand beaches with palm trees, most notably the 3-mile long Pinney's Beach, which is often considered to be the best beach in the Federation. Behind the sandy coastline are several small lagoons, including the freshwater lagoon of Nelson's Spring, which is next to the village of Cotton Ground.
Fort Charles (Nevis)
Fort Charles is an abandoned British fort on the island of Nevis. It is now mostly in ruins.
Independence Square (Basseterre)
Independence Square was named on the occasion of St. Kitts and Nevis achieving political independence on September 19, 1983. Originally called Pall Mall Square, The Government first acquired it in 1750 and it rapidly became the administrative, commercial and social centre of Basseterre. The Square was the site of the slave market. Slaves arriving from Africa were temporarily quartered in the basement of a building on the south side of the Square.
The Berkeley Memorial stands in the centre of the Circus in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis. The memorial features a drinking fountain as well as a clock. There are four clock faces, each one facing one of the four streets leading to the Circus. It was built in honour of Thomas B.H. Berkeley, a former president of the General Legislative Council in the 1880s.
The Narrows (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
The Narrows is the name of the strait that separates the Caribbean islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis. At its narrowest, it is 3.5 kilometres wide.
St. George's Anglican Church (Basseterre)
St. George's Anglican Church is an Anglican church in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Great Salt Pond
Great Salt Pond is the largest lake in Saint Kitts and Nevis. it is located close to the end of the Southeast Peninsula, just to the north of The Narrows. It is a habitat for birds like the common gallinule, invertebrates, fish, and is a nursery for other sea dwelling fish.
Saddle Hill (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
Saddle Hill is the southernmost of the three peaks of the island of Nevis in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It rises to a height of 375 metres.
South Friar's Bay
South Friar's Bay is one of the two bays that stretch along the coast of the isthmus connecting the Southeast Peninsula, with the rest of the island of Saint Kitts. It is longer than its northern neighbour. At their closest, the two coasts are less than one kilometre apart.
Frigate Bay is the name of two bays located close together on the island of Saint Kitts. The two bays are located southeast of the capital Basseterre, at the northern end of the isthmus joining the Southeast Peninsula with the rest of the island. Frigate Bay North is extensively developed, and lies against the rougher Atlantic coast of the island. Frigate Bay Beach, on the calmer south coast, is a popular beach with Basseterre locals.
Battle of St. Kitts (1629)
Battle of St. Kitts (1629) Part of the Anglo-Spanish War (1625–1630) 300px The Capture of Saint Cristopher (St. Kitts) by Félix Castello. Oil on canvas (1634) El Prado Museum. Date 17 June – 7 September 1629 Location Saint Kitts and Nevis Result Spanish capture of Saint Kitts and Nevis Belligerents 22x20px Spain 22x20px England 20px Kingdom of France Commanders and leaders 22x20px Fadrique de Toledo 22x20px Antonio de Oquendo 22x20px Gov.
Siege of Brimstone Hill
The French invasion of Saint Kitts also known as the Siege of Brimstone Hill (11 January – 13 February 1782) was a siege of the American Revolutionary War. After landing on Saint Kitts, the French troops of the Marquis de Bouillé stormed and besieged Brimstone Hill, and after a month of siege the heavily outnumbered and cut-off British garrison surrendered.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the ministry responsible for handling the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis' external relations and its diplomatic missions abroad. The ministry's current director is Minister of Foreign Affairs and Education, Sam Condor, who also acts as the country's Deputy Prime Minister and as a member of the Kittitian Parliament.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Fig Tree.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fig Tree Village, Fig Tree, Figtree