Kingstown facts for kids
|Town and Capital|
Kingstown, Saint Vincent
|Nickname(s): "City Of Arches"|
|Country||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Time zone||Eastern Caribbean Time Zone (ECT) (UTC-4)|
With a population of 16,500 (2010), Kingstown is the most populous settlement in the country. It is the centre for the island's agricultural industry and a port of entry for tourists.
The city lies within the parish of Saint George in the south-west corner of Saint Vincent and is The town is surrounded by steep hills.
The botanical garden, conceived in 1765, is one of the oldest in the Western hemisphere. William Bligh, made famous from the Mutiny on the Bounty, brought seed of the Breadfruit tree here for planting, ca 1793.
- The St. George's Cathedral
- The Cruise Ship Birth
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Securities Exchange
- Botanic Gardens St. Vincent: Located on the northern outskirts of Kingstown are the Botanical Gardens. Kingstown is overlooked by Fort Charlotte on the north side of town
Kingstown Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.