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St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a southern Caribbean nation comprising a main island, St. Vincent, and a chain of smaller islands. With yacht-filled harbors, chic private isles and volcanic landscapes, it’s known for its major sailing destinations such as reef-lined Bequia Island off Admiralty Bay, bordered by white-sand beaches like Princess Margaret. The main island is home to the capital, Kingstown.

Languages: English, French patois

 

Ethnic Groups: black 66%, mixed 19%, East Indian 6%, European 4%, Carib Amerindian 2%, other 3%

 

Belief Systems: Anglican 47%, Methodist 28%, Roman Catholic 13%, other (includes Hindu, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Protestant) 12%

Demographics:

 

Population: 109344 people (World Rank: 195th) (2014 estimate)
Population Density: 728 people/mi^2 (People per Square Mile) (World Rank: 51st) (2014 estimate)
Population Growth: -0.0119 %/yr (World Rank: 214th) (2013 estimate)
Life Expectancy: 72.5 years (World Rank: 135th) (2013 estimate)
Median Age: 27.9 years (World Rank: 91st) (2010 estimate) Sites for More Information:

 

Map of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Map from the University of Texas Library

United Nations Country Profile for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


Wikipedia Entry for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Current News in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Facts and Information 1
Columbia Encyclopedia Entry for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Facts and Information 2
The World Factbook Entry for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Culture and Tourism:

Traveling to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1
from travelnotes.org

Traveling to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2

Events in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Travel Guide for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Wikitravel Entry for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Government Related:

 

Embassy of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
in Washington D.C.

Government Websites of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Directory of government Websites and other links by Gunnar Anzinger.


Local Weather Conditions


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