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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy)
independant since 1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Region:
Caribbean
Area:
390 km²
Local name:
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Capital:
Kingstown
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on the world map

Geography

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an archipelago in the southeast of the Caribbean Sea. The dwarf state has a total area of only 390 km² (151 mi²) and a total coastline of 84 km (52.2 mi). This land area is about 2.2 times the size of Washington, D.C. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is thus one of the smallest countries in the Americas by area and ranked 207th worldwide. The highest mountain peak (Mount Soufrière) is at 1,234 meters.

The archipelago consists of 32 islands. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has no direct neighbours. The distance between New York City and the Capital Kingstown is about 3,310 km (2,057 mi).

Population

Life expectancy females:
Ø 75.1 years
Birthrate:
14.1 ‰
Deathrate:
9.3 ‰
Males/Females:
50.7% : 49.3%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2019
The currency in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is East Caribbean Dollar (XCD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 10/14/2021
1 US Dollar = 2.70 Dollar
1 Dollar = 0.37 US Dollar
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Languages

Official language:
English

mother tonguedistribution
Creole-English99.1 %
other0.9 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Methodists28.0%
Roman Catholics13.0%
Anglicans47.0%
other12.0%

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Economy

GDP:2.02 bn $
Exportations:316.0 M $
Importations:451.0 M $
Tourism receipts:241.00 M $
Unemployment rate:20.3 %
Inflation rate:0.91 %
corruption index:59 (moderate)
Energy consumption:146.0 M kWh

According to the definition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is one of the developing countries because of its lower economic performance.

Land use

29% Urban areas:112 km²
26% Agricultural areas:100 km²
73% Forest:285 km²

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Transport

Roadways:829 km
Commercial harbors:813
Airports:6

Most important cities

CityRegionPopulation
Kingstown / CapitalSaint George17,000
GeorgetownCharlotte1,680
Byera VillageCharlotte1,370
BiabouCharlotte1,050
BarrouallieSaint Patrick1,000
Port ElizabethGrenadines839
ChateaubelairSaint David735
LayouSaint Andrew140




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
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Voice accountability:
Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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