Saint Michael, Barbados facts for kids

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Saint Michael
Parish
Map of Barbados showing Saint Michael
Map of Barbados showing Saint Michael
Country Barbados
Independence November 30, 1966 (1966-11-30)
Area
 • Total 39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 94,860
 • Density 2,432/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern Caribbean (UTC-4)
Area code +1 (246)
ccTLD .bb
Largest town Bridgetown

St. Michael is one of eleven parishes of Barbados. It is in the south-west part of the island.

The parish is home to Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. There is also the international seaport of Barbados—the Deep Water Harbour. Rihanna, a singer was born in St. Michael.

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