Basseterre , estimated population 13,000 in 2011, is the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis. Geographically, the Basseterre port is located at 17°18?N 62°44?W, on the south western coast of Saint Kitts Island, and it is one of the chief commercial depots of the Leeward Islands.
Saint Kitts and Nevis is a dual-island nation situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. It's known for cloud-shrouded mountains and beaches. Many of its former sugar plantations are now inns or atmospheric ruins. The larger of the 2 islands, Saint Kitts, is dominated by the dormant Mount Liamuiga volcano, home to a crater lake, green vervet monkeys and rainforest crisscrossed with hiking trails.