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Saint John
Prince Rupert Bay, near Portsmouth
Prince Rupert Bay, near Portsmouth
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Country Dominica
Capital Portsmouth
Area
 • Total 59.0 km2 (22.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total 6,561
 • Density 111.20/km2 (288.02/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-4
ISO 3166-2 DM-05

Saint John is one of Dominica's 10 administrative parishes. The capital city is Portsmouth.

The highest peak is Morne aux Diables, with a height of 861 m (2827 ft). The best known tourist attractions in St. John's are the Indian River and the Cabrits National Park.

St. John is home to Ross University School of Medicine in Picard. Other settlements include:

  • Bornes
  • Capucin
  • Clifton
  • Cottage
  • Toucari
  • Tanetane


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