1. Nevis is a 36 square mile island in the Caribbean Sea
  2. Nevis has natural sulfur healing hot springs
  3. There are over 50 different varieties of mangoes
  4. The people of Nevis use it’s volcanic water for therapeutic purposes
  5. Nevis is one of very few Caribbean islands that have a large population of wild monkeys. They are in fact thousands of African Green Vervet Monkeys living on the island. These monkeys were first brought to the islands as pets in the 17th or 18th centuries
  6. Bath Hotel on the island was one of the first Hotels to be built in the Caribbean
  7. Nevis now has a Four Seasons Resort
  8. The island of Nevis was named after “Nuestra Señora de las Nieves” meaning “Our Lady of the Snows”. The snows refer to the white clouds that float above the volcano top of Nevis
  9. Nevis is also called Oualie – “Land of beautiful waters” by the Caribs and Dulcina “Sweet Island” by British Settlers
  10. Nevis became known as the Queen of the Caribees by the British as it was the leading sugar producer in the 18th century. Twenty percent of the British Empire’s total sugar production in 1700 was derived from Nevisian plantations
  11. Nevis was the birth place of Alexander Hamilton one of America’s founding fathers of America and its first Secretary of the Treasury
  12. Nevis is the first place where Admiral Horatio Nelson was stationed as a young sea captain
  13. And it was Nevis where the famous nuptials between admiral Horatio Nelson and Nevisian Frances “Fanny” Nisbet took place
  14. Nevis has a 98 percent literacy rate, one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.
  15. There is no income tax on Nevis.

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