Lesser Antilles facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
Petites Antilles (French)
Antiyas Minores (Papiamento)
Antillas Menores (Spanish)
Location within the Caribbean.
Antigua and Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
United States Virgin Islands
|• Total||13,012 km2 (5,024 sq mi)|
|• Density||287.092/km2 (743.564/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−4 (AST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−3 (ADT)|
The Lesser Antilles (also known as the Caribbees) are a group of islands between the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea and the western Atlantic Ocean. They are east and south of the Greater Antilles. Some of the islands are also just off the northern coast of South America.
Images for kids
Trunk Bay, United States Virgin Islands
A Spanish colonial castle on Margarita Island, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela
View of southern tip of Dominica
Curaçao, part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
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