It is situated at 17 degrees 15 minutes North, 62 degrees 40 minutes West.
It has a land area of about 65 Square miles, being 18 miles long and a width of 5 miles.
St Kitts is six miles away from Saint Eustatius to the North and two miles from Nevis to the South. The island has three distinct groups of volcanic peaks: the North West or Mount Misery Range; the Middle or Verchilds Range and the South East or Olivees Range. The highest peak is Mount Liamuiga, formerly Mount Misery which is a dormant volcano some 3,793 feet high.