Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: April 25, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963893 | Print ISBN: 9781412958783 | Online ISBN: 9781412963893 | Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Robin S. Corfield
SAINT VINCENT AND the Grenadines are part of the Windward Islands chain, surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, and have a land area of 150 sq. mi. (388 sq. km.), of which the island of Saint Vincent itself accounts for 107 sq. mi. (240 sq. km.). The country has a population of 120,000 (2006 est.) and a population density of 798 people per sq. mi. (307 people per sq. km.), with Kingstown, the nations capital, having a population of about Some ...