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 o Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines
Coat o airms o Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines
Coat o airms
Motto: "Pax et Justitia" (Laitin)
"Peace an Juistice"
Location o Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines
13°10′N 61°14′W / 13.167°N 61.233°W / 13.167; -61.233
Lairgest ceetycapital
Offeecial leidsInglis
Ethnic groups
  • 66% African
  • 19% Mixed
  • 6.0% East Indian
  • 4.0% European
  • 2.0% Carib Amerindian
  • 3.0% ithers
Demonym(s)Vincentian, Vincy
GovrenmentPairlamentary democracy unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Susan Dougan
Ralph Gonsalves
LegislaturHoose o Assembly
27 October 1969
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
27 October 1979
• Total
389 km2 (150 sq mi) (198th)
• Water (%)
• 2013 estimate
103,000[1] (196t)
• 2011 census
• Density
307/km2 (795.1/sq mi) (39t)
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
• Total
$1.259 billion[2]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2011 estimate
• Tot
$695 million[2]
• Per capita
HDI (2014)Increase 0.720[3]
heich · 97t
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneUTC-4
Drivin sideleft
Cawin code+1 784
ISO 3166 codeVC
Territorial Organization

Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines (pronounced /seɪnt ˈvɪnsənt æn ðə ɡrɛnəˈdiːnz/ (deprecatit template)) 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.

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  1. Central Intelligence Agency. "St Vincent and the Grenadines". The World Factbook. Archived frae the original on 13 Februar 2016. Retrieved 25 Juin 2016.
  2. a b c d "Saint Vincent and the Grenadines". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 21 Apryle 2012.
  3. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.