Latin America & Caribbean

St Vincent and the Grenadines profile

A child plays cricket on one of the many local pitches on March 4, 2007 in Kingston, Saint Vincent.
Cricket is popular with the Vincentians
  • Full name: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Population: 109,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Capital and largest city: Kingstown
  • Area: 389 sq km (150 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 70 years (men), 75 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 East Caribbean dollar = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Bananas, arrowroot (starch), nutmeg, mace, coconuts
  • GNI per capita: US $6,070 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .vc
  • International dialling code: +1784