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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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 16,000. Some 10 percent of the land is arable, much of which is used for the growing of coconuts and bananas, and a further 5 percent is used for meadows and pasture. Traditionally, few tourists visit Saint Vincent.

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