Basseterre

What is Basseterre known for?


sporting

, Basseterre played host to Carifesta VII (the Caribbean Festival of Arts) in 2000, outbidding rivals many times its size. The city was able to outbid the United States of America to host matches for the 2007 World Cricket Cup (2007 Cricket World Cup). The Warner Park Sporting Complex was the site of the allocated first round matches of the tournament. This made St. Kitts and Nevis the smallest country in the world ever to host a World Cup event. Basseterre is home to two private, for-profit

the grounds of the sugar factory which ceased production in 2005) *Warner Park Sporting Complex *Pelican Shopping Mall *Queen Victoria Statue Roundabout *Basseterre National Park (under construction) *Fort Thomas *Springfield Cemetery and Chapel Religion There are a large number of Christian churches in the city for its size. Most are Protestant, due to British colonization, but the cathedral in Basseterre is Roman Catholic. The Anglican, also called the "Church of England

residence of the Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis. *'''St Kitts''' :The Boys' Brigade was established at the Wesley Methodist Church (located in Basseterre) and was only founded for the boys who went to the Methodist churches around the island. However, over the years we have incooperated boys from all denominations. Today, the Boys' Brigade moves forward as a very active part of St Kitts pushing its motto: "Sure and Steadfast" - 94 Warner Park Sporting Complex


rich agricultural

4 main thoroughfares (West to Sandy Point, East to Cayon, North to Monkey Hill, and South to the South East Peninsula). The parish's other settlements act as suburbs to the city. Some of the suburbs are Frigate Bay, Mattingley, Bird Rock, Harbour View and New Road. The rich agricultural lands surrounding Basseterre are heavily cultivated, mainly with fruits and vegetables for local consumption as well as for sale to cruise ships and hotels. Economy Due to its close proximity to the capital


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playing football

birth_place Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis death_date Early years James was born in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis. He attended McArthur High School in Hollywood, Florida, and was a standout in football and basketball. Despite not playing football until his senior year, he posted 14 sacks (Quarterback sack), and 53 tackles (Defensive tackle) (23 for losses) in his only season. country West Indies location Basseterre, St. Kitts


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hosting

to the main resort areas in Frigate Bay and the South East Peninsula. Taxis Taxis have yellow license plates starting with the letter "T" or "TA". The taxi station in Basseterre is located at the Circus (466 6999). The taxis will take you just about anywhere for a pre-calculated price. Harbour The Deep Water Harbour in Basseterre is capable of both hosting and berthing of cruise ships or the handling of cargo. It is located to the extreme East of Basseterre

for temporary stands to enable the hosting figure to past 10,000. * '''TKPK''' (SKB) – Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport – Basseterre, Saint Kitts * '''TKPN''' (NEV) – Vance W. Amory International Airport – Charlestown (Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis), Nevis '''Government House''', located in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, is the official residence of the List of Governors-General


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, which has a lovely tropical garden around it. In the past several years, the waterfront in Basseterre has been filled in to create a sizeable, duty-free, open-air shopping mall catering primarily to visitors. As of Fall 2009, most of the many storefronts were occupied by a good range of merchants, with more being built, but not rapidly. Many prices seen (Spring 2011) were competitive with many other island cruise ports. Virtually all merchants accept U.S. currency. Before giving you duty


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of well-restored buildings still exist in downtown Basseterre. Geography and climate Geography The city of Basseterre skirts a bay on the southwestern shore of St. Kitts, Basseterre Bay. The city lies within the large Basseterre Valley, almost completely surrounded by lush green hills and mountains. It is primarily low-lying, which is one explanation for the name which the French gave unto it, as Basseterre translates to "low land" in English


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to the main resort areas in Frigate Bay and the South East Peninsula. Taxis Taxis have yellow license plates starting with the letter "T" or "TA". The taxi station in Basseterre is located at the Circus (466 6999). The taxis will take you just about anywhere for a pre-calculated price. Harbour The Deep Water Harbour in Basseterre is capable of both hosting and berthing of cruise ships or the handling of cargo. It is located to the extreme East of Basseterre

Square * The Circus * St. George's Anglican Church * Basseterre Co-Cathedral of Immaculate Conception * The Cenotaph * St. Kitts Heritage Society * National Museum * Amina Craft Market * Public Market * Queen Victoria Statue Roundabout * Fort Thomas Do * Buy The city has a decent


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Basseterre

'''Basseterre''' , on the south western coast of Saint Kitts Island, and it is one of the chief commercial depots of the Leeward Islands. The city lies within the parish of Saint George Basseterre (Saint George Basseterre Parish) and the southern part of the parish of Saint Peter Basseterre (Saint Peter Basseterre Parish).

Basseterre is one of the oldest towns in the Eastern Caribbean (Lesser Antilles). About the origin of the name see Basse-Terre Island.

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