Travel Information for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:English Other languages:    French patois
Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)

1 = EC$3.03, $1 = EC$2.71, £1 = EC$0.00

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.vcInternational Dialling Code:    1784

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Further information on Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Discover more about Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

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Total area: 389 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 84 km (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Climate: Tropical climate with little seasonal temperature variation and rainy season between May and October. There is a threat from Soufriere volcano on the island of Saint Vincent.

Highest mountain: La Soufriere (1,234m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomModerately Free 44/179
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsNo rights -
Corruption PerceptionsLow corruption 29/174
Overall Ranking:    67/195

Other Data & Links

Status: Independent Country

Population: 102,918 (rank: 183/196)     Density: 264.5 people/sq km (rank: 33/196)

Ethnic groups: black 66%, mixed 19%, East Indian 6%, European 4%, Carib Amerindian 2%, other 3%

Religions: Anglican 47%, Methodist 28%, Roman Catholic 13%, other (includes Hindu, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Protestant) 12%

GDP (PPP): $1.33 billion       GDP per capita: $12,100 (rank: 82/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.