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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines travel guide

Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent and the Grenadines

About

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is located in Latin America and the Caribbean part of North America. It's total area is 390 km² and 73.2% of it is forest area. As of 2022 it has a total population of 104K. 53.9% lives in cities whereas 46.1% lives in rural areas.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ( (listen)) is an island country in the Caribbean. It is located in the southeast Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, which lie in the West Indies at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean.

Its 369 km2 (142 sq mi) territory consists of the main island of Saint Vincent and, south of that, two-thirds of the northern part of the Grenadines, a chain of 32 smaller islands. Some of the Grenadines are inhabited—Bequia, Mustique, Union Island, Canouan, Petit Saint Vincent, Palm Island, Mayreau, Young Island—while others are not: Tobago Cays, Baliceaux, Battowia, Quatre, Petite Mustique, Savan and Petit Nevis. Most of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines lies within the Hurricane Alley.

To the north of Saint Vincent lies Saint Lucia, to the east is Barbados, and Grenada lies to the south. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a population density of over 300 inhabitants/km2 (700 per sq mi), with approximately 104,332 total inhabitants.Kingstown is the capital and main port. Saint Vincent has a British colonial history, and is now part of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, CARICOM, the Commonwealth of Nations, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas and the Community of Latin American and the Caribbean States (CELAC).

In April 2021, the La Soufrière volcano erupted several times with "explosive events" continuing. By 12 April, 16,000 residents had evacuated the areas of their homes. Assistance and emergency financial support was being provided by several nearby islands, the United Kingdom and agencies such as the United Nations. The first significant offer of long-term funding, of US$20 million, was announced on 13 April 2021 by the World Bank.

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💬 Languages

English is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Eastern Caribbean dollar [1 USD = 2.701 XCD].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

We don't have any data for credit card usage in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 392K tourists arrived to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. In 2018, tourism has contributed to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines economy with a total of 241M $ income (%76.3).

📱 Bandwidth

Broadband is fast with 94.17 Mbps.

Broadband (3.32 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is 🔥 27 °C and very hot. Current 3 months (May, June and July) average is 🔥 28 °C and very hot. Current season (spring) is 🔥 27 °C and very hot.
Yearly average27 °C 🔥
3 month average28 °C 🔥
Spring average27 °C 🔥
Summer average28 °C 🔥
Fall average27 °C 🔥
Winter average25 °C 🔥
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

We have no financial data.
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