Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda is one of the thirteen countries that form the Insular America, Antilles or Islands of the Caribbean Sea, one of the thirty-five that form the American continent. Its capital and most populated city is Saint John's, located on the island of Antigua. It is located to the north of the Lesser Antilles, bordering the south with Guadalupe, to the southwest with Montserrat, to the west with San Cristóbal and Nieves and to the northwest with San Martín. Its Spanish name was granted by Cristóbal Columbus in 1493, in honor of the Virgin of the Antigua, whose image is in the Cathedral of Seville.
As for the name of Barbuda, it refers to the "beards" that hung from its palm trees and that gave it that look, it should not be confused with Barbados.