St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Mayreau - Saline Bay © Moiom

Mayreau – Saline Bay © Moiom

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island country in the Lesser Antilles chain, namely in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lie at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean. Its 389-square-kilometre (150 sq mi) territory consists of the main island of Saint Vincent and the northern two-thirds of the Grenadines, which are a chain of smaller islands stretching south from Saint Vincent Island to Grenada.

To the north of Saint Vincent lies Saint Lucia, to the east Barbados. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is densely populated (over 300 inhabitants/km2) with its 120,000 people. Its capital is Kingstown, also its main port. The country has a French and British colonial history and is now part of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, CARICOM, the Commonwealth of Nations and the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas.

Union Island Regatta 2007 © Igbgrant National Marine Park Tobago Cays © Igbgrant Mustique - Food Store © Acp Mustique Beaches © Emijrp Bequia - Port Elizabeth © Joyce Hill Union Island - Clifton Harbor fisheries © Igbgrant Union Island - Clifton Harbor aerial view © Igbgrant Saint Vincent - Kingstown - Fort Charlotte Panorama © Sebb Saint Vincent - Kingstown © Emijrp Saint Vincent and the Grenadines map © CIA World Factbook Petite Martinique and Petite Saint Vincent, seen from Union Island © Igbgrant Mayreau - Saline Bay © Moiom
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Petite Martinique and Petite Saint Vincent, seen from Union Island © Igbgrant
St. Vincent & The Grenadines. One destination, 32 gorgeous Caribbean islands. From St. Vincent’s lush tropical rainforest full of eco-adventures, to the idyllic beaches, coral reefs and turquoise lagoons of The Grenadines, SVG is a tropical paradise for yachting, scuba diving, enjoying nature, and relaxing in luxurious hideaways.

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Read more onGovernment of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ministry of Tourism, LonelyPlanet.com – St Vincent & the Grenadines, Wikitravel Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Wikivoyage Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Wikipedia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Learn more about the use of photos. To inform you about latest news most of the city, town or tourism websites offer a newsletter service and/or operate Facebook pages/Twitter accounts. In addition more and more destinations, tourist organizations and cultural institutions offer Apps for your Smart Phone or Tablet, to provide you with a mobile tourist guide (Smart Traveler App by U.S. Department of State - Weather report by weather.com - Global Passport Power Rank - Travel Risk Map - Democracy Index - GDP according to IMF, UN, and World Bank - Global Competitiveness Report - Corruption Perceptions Index - Press Freedom Index - World Justice Project - Rule of Law Index - UN Human Development Index - Global Peace Index - Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index). If you have a suggestion, critique, review or comment to this blog entry, we are looking forward to receive your e-mail at comment@wingsch.net. Please name the headline of the blog post to which your e-mail refers to in the subject line.




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