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Saint Peter
A scenic shot of St. Peter
A scenic shot of St. Peter
Map of Barbados showing the Saint Peter parish
Map of Barbados showing the Saint Peter parish
Country Barbados
Largest city Speightstown
Government
 • Type Parliamentary democracy
Area
 • Total 34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total 11,300
 • Density 332/km2 (861/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code BB-09

Saint Peter ("St. Peter") is one of eleven parishes in the Caribbean island country of Barbados. It is named after the Christian Apostle and Patron saint, Saint Peter. It is in the north of Barbados.

Saint Peter is a tourist hot spot. The parish is surrounded with white sand beaches, including those along Mullins Bay. The Barbados Wildlife Reserve is mostly a monkey sanctuary for the Barbados Green Monkey. St Nicholas Abbey is one of the more famous landmarks on Barbados.

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