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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Pax et Justitia" (Latin)
"Peace and Justice"
Anthem: "Saint Vincent, Land so beautiful"
Capital
and largest city
Kingstown
13°10′N61°14′W / 13.167°N 61.233°W / 13.167; -61.233
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups
  • 66% African
  • 19% Mixed
  • 6.0% East Indian
  • 4.0% European
  • 2.0% Carib Amerindian
  • 3.0% others
DemonymVincentian Vincy
GovernmentParliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
 - MonarchElizabeth II
 - Governor-GeneralFrederick Ballantyne
 - Prime MinisterRalph Gonsalves
LegislatureHouse of Assembly
Independence
 - Associated State27 October 1969 
 - from the United Kingdom27 October 1979 
Area
 - Total389 km2 (198th)
150 sq mi
 - Water (%)negligible
Population
 - 2013 estimate103,000[1] (196th)
 - 2011 census109,991
 - Density307/km2 (39th)
792/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
 - Total$1.259 billion[2]
 - Per capita$11,700[2]
GDP (nominal)2011 estimate
 - Total$695 million[2]
 - Per capita$6,342[2]
HDI (2013)Decrease 0.719[3]
high ·91st
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone(UTC-4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1 784
ISO 3166 codeVC
Internet TLD.vc

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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