Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines

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Coordinates: 13°15′N 61°12′W / 13.250°N 61.200°W / 13.250; -61.200

Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "Pax et Justitia" (Laitin)
"Peace an Juistice"
Anthem: "Saunt Vincent, Laund so beautiful"
Caipital Kingstown
13°10′N 61°14′W / 13.167°N 61.233°W / 13.167; -61.233
Lairgest ceety capital
Offeecial leids Inglis
Ethnic groups
  • 66% African
  • 19% Mixed
  • 6.0% East Indian
  • 4.0% European
  • 2.0% Carib Amerindian
  • 3.0% ithers
Demonym Vincentian, Vincy
Govrenment Pairlamentary democracy unner constitutional monarchy
 •  Monarch Elizabeth II
 •  Govrenor-General Frederick Ballantyne
 •  Prime Meenister Ralph Gonsalves
Legislature Hoose o Assembly
 •  Associated State 27 October 1969 
 •  frae the Unitit Kinrick 27 October 1979 
 •  Tot 389 km2 (198th)
150 sq mi
 •  Watter (%) negligible
 •  2013 estimate 103,000[1] (196t)
 •  2011 census 109,991
 •  Density 307/km2 (39t)
792/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2011 estimate
 •  Tot $1.259 billion[2]
 •  Per capita $11,700[2]
GDP (nominal) 2011 estimate
 •  Total $695 million[2]
 •  Per capita $6,342[2]
HDI (2014) Increase 0.720[3]
heich · 97t
Siller East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone (UTC-4)
Drives on the left
Cawin code +1 784
Internet TLD .vc

Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines (pronounced /seɪnt ˈvɪnsənt æn ðə ɡrɛnəˈdiːnz/ ( listen)) is a kintra in the Lesser Antilles chain, namely in the soothren portion o the Windward Islands, which lie at the soothren end o the eastren border o the Caribbean Sea whaur the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean. Its 389-square-kilometre (150 sq mi) territory consists o the main island o Saunt Vincent an the northren twa-thirds o the Grenadines, which are a chain o smawer islands stretchin sooth frae Saunt Vincent Island tae Grenada. Tae the north o St. Vincent lies St. Lucia, tae the east Barbados. Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines is densely populatit (ower 300 inhabitants/km2) wi its 120,000 fowk. Its caipital is Keengstoun, an aa its main port. The kintra haes a French an Breetish colonial history an is nou pairt o the Commonweel o Nations an CARICOM.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Central Intelligence Agency. "St Vincent and the Grenadines". The World Factbook. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Saint Vincent and the Grenadines". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  3. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.