West Indies Federation
Flag Wif-flag
Coat of Arms Wif-coa
Motto To Dwell Together in Unity
Anthem "A Song for Federation"
Royal Anthem "God Save the Queen"
Capital Kingston
Official Languages English
Government Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Helen Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller
Legislature Parliament
Upper House Senate
Lower House House of Representatives
Independence from the United Kingdom
British Caribbean Federation Act 3 January 1958
West Indies Act 6 August 1962
Currency BWI Dollar (BWD)

The West Indies Federation is a country in the Caribbean consisting of 12 provinces. It is one of the seventeen British Commonwealth Realms.

The 12 provinces are:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Barbados
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Jamaica
  • Montserrat
  • Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos