St Vincent is located at Latitude 13o 15' N, Longitude 61o 12' W and situated 160km (100 miles) west of Barbados, 120km (75 miles) N of Grenada and 40km (24 miles) South of St Lucia. St Vincent the largest of the islands comprising the nation, covers roughly 390 sq.km (150 sq miles).
St. Vincent & the Grenadines consists of some 32 islands, totaling approximately 150 square miles (389 square km). St. Vincent is about 29 km (18 miles) long and 17.7 km (11 miles) wide and has an area of 344 sq. km (133 sq. miles). The Grenadines include Bequia, Canouan, Mustique and Union Island, and a group of smaller, mainly unpopulated islands, including the world famous sailing paradise – Tobago Cays.
Geography and Topography
St. Vincent is mountainous with its highest peak being the La Soufriere volcano, 4,048 ft. (1,234m). The Grenadines are low-lying and are surrounded by pristine waters which are ideal for sailing and diving.
In 2014, the population was estimated at 109,434 with about a quarter of the people living in the capital , Kingstown and its suburbs and 9.4 % on the Grenadines.
English is the official language of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.