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SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
 
   
   
 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Identity Card

 

 
Country name: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Area: 389 sq km
Coastline: 84 km
Highest point: Soufriere 1,234 m
Population: 117,534
Density: 302/km2
Population growth rate: 0.27%
Language: English, French patois
Religions: Anglican 47%, Methodist 28%, Roman Catholic 13%, other
Government type: parliamentary democracy (independent sovereign state within the Commonwealth)
Capital: Saint-Pierre
GDP - per capita: $2,900
Inflation rate: -0.4%
Currency (code): East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Vehicle Country Id-Code: WV
ISO CODE Alpha2: VC
ISO CODE Alpha3: VCT
ISO NUMERIC CODE: 670
Calling code: +1 809
Internet country code: .vc
Time Zone: - 4.0 H

 
 
 
 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is for travellers seeking pleasure and enrichment through the wonder of the undiscovered, the freshness of the unspoiled, the adventure of the unfamiliar and the stimulation of the exotic. It offers some of the finest locales of the Caribbean sheltering magnificent mountains and rain forests where wild orchids, giant ferns, and birds of paradise flourish. Spread over an area of 389 sq km, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are part of the Windward Islands over the Caribbean Sea. It comprises of the island of Saint Vincent and about two thirds of the small Grenadine islands to the south. The terrain of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is mostly of volcanic disposition and has many sandy beaches and bays by the coastline.


A reef slope in St. Vincent

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has been inhabited since long before colonial times by the Carib Indians. Starting from early eighteenth century, these islands were caught in the middle of power struggle between France and Britain. Finally with Treaty of Paris and Treaties of Versailles, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines came under British Domination, And after several phases of administrative designations, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines achieved independence on October 27th, 1979.


The island of Bequia
 



 

 

 
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