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Saint Vincent
Native name:
Yurumei or Hairouna
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View of Saint Vincent.
Geography
Location Caribbean Sea on the West Coast
Atlantic Ocean on the East Coast.
Archipelago Windward Islands
Area 345 km2 (133 sq mi)
Length 18 mi (29 km)
Width 11 mi (18 km)
Highest point La Soufrière
4,048 ft (1,234 m)
Administration
Parishes 6
Constituencies 15
Largest settlement Kingstown (pop. 25,418)
Demographics
Population 100,000 (2012)
Pop. density 347.83 /km2 (900.88 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Black 66%, East Indian 6%, people 2%, Mixed Race 19%, White 4%, Other 3%.
Additional information

Parrot Reserve (Richmond Forest Reserve)
IUCN Category IV (Habitat/Species Management Area)
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Area 1,171.2 km2 (452.2 sq mi)

Saint Vincent is an island and is the largest island in the chain of islands called Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The largest city on the island is Kingstown. Kingstown has about 25,418 people.

Saint Vincent is a volcanic island. It was disputed between France and the United Kingdom in the 18th century.

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