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Map of Saint James Windwa district in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Saint James Windward is the largest of five parishes on the island of Nevis. These five parishes are in turn part of the 14 administrative parishes making up the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, in the Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, West Indies. Saint James Parish is located in the northeastern section of the island of Nevis and the parish capital is Newcastle, which is next to the Nevis airport. Not far east from Newcastle is the hotel Nisbet Plantation Beach Club, and the Newcastle Pottery. A small distance further east still is the Medical University of the Americas. In terms of land area, Saint James is the largest in Saint Kitts and Nevis, but it is also the least populated, as it mainly consisting of small communities separated by larger areas of dry scrub. The villages in this parish include Newcastle, Rawlins, Mount Lily, Fountain, Camps, Burnaby, Hicks, Brick Kiln, Whitehall, and Butlers. All the Nevis parishes were drawn up to include a segment of Nevis Peak itself, but this parish also includes a secondary peak at 1901 feet, which is unnamed on the Ordnance Survey map, but which is locally known as \Butlers Peak\ because it is near the village of Butlers. The parish also includes an ancient weathered volcanic core called Round Hill and a smaller coastal core called Hurricane Hill. The northern coast of Saint James Parish has several long sandy beaches: Lover's Beach, Newcastle Beach and Long Haul Bay. The more easterly part however is mostly rocky coast. Behind Butler's peak, there is flourishing rain forest. At the southern end of the parish there are extensive colonial sugarcane plantation ruins, at Eden Brown Estate, New River Estate and Coconut Walk Estate.
Cities, towns & villages in Saint James Windwa
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NewcastleNewcastle is a village on the northern coast of the island of Nevis in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is the capital of Saint James Windward Parish. The village is just to the east of the Nevis airport, and in fact much of the village had to be moved over when the runway of the airport was extended a number of years ago. One building that was demolished was an early (17th century) colonial fortification called the Newcastle Redoubt. Show Newcastleon the map
Brick KilnBrick Kiln is a settlement in the east of the island of Nevis in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is located inland from the coast in America, to the north of Butlers. Show Brick Kilnon the map
ManningsMannings, Saint Kitts and Nevis is a small town on the island of Nevis in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is the easternmost settlement in the country. Show Manningson the map
States, regions, administrative units in Saint James Windwa
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Saint James WindwardSaint James Windward is the largest of five parishes on the island of Nevis. These five parishes are in turn part of the 14 administrative parishes making up the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, in the Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, West Indies. Saint James Parish is located in the northeastern section of the island of Nevis and the parish capital is Newcastle, which is next to the Nevis airport. Not far east from Newcastle is the hotel Nisbet Plantation Beach Club, and the Newcastle Pottery. A small distance further east still is the Medical University of the Americas.Show on map
Different buildings in Saint James Windwa
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Vance W. Amory International AirportVance W. Amory International Airport (IATA: NEV, ICAO: TKPN) serves the island of Nevis in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The airport has a single runway of about 1,220 metres. The airport is located just west of the village Newcastle, Nevis. The airport was previously known as Bambooshay Airport, then Newcastle Airport. It was renamed in 2002 after the Premier of Nevis, Vance Amory, following the completion of a new, more modern terminal, a new control tower, and an extension to the runway. The airport is available to most aircraft, being an international airport.Show on map