Saint Kitts And Nevis is an island country in the West Indies. It is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The country is located in the Leeward Islands chain of the Lesser Antilles. The capital is Basseterre on the larger island of Saint Kitts. The smaller island of Nevis is about 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Saint Kitts. Saint Kitts And Nevis is one of the most mountainous islands in the Caribbean. The two highest peaks are Mount Liamuiga on Saint Kitts and Nevis Peak on Nevis. Saint Kitts And Nevis is one of the most developed countries in the Caribbean. The economy is based on tourism, agriculture, and light industry. Saint Kitts And Nevis is a constitutional monarchy. The head of state is the Queen of Saint Kitts and Nevis, who is represented by a governor-general. The prime minister is the head of government. Saint Kitts And Nevis has a population of about 52,000 people. English is the official language. French and Spanish are also spoken.