St. Vincent and the Grenadines


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St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Official name: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Capital city: Kingstown

Internet country code: .vc

Flag description: Three vertical bands of blue (hoist side), gold (double width), and green; the gold band bears three green diamonds arranged in a V pattern

National anthem: “Saint Vincent, Land so beautiful” (first line)

Geographical description: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago

Total area: 130 sq. mi. (340 sq. km.)

Climate: Tropical; little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season (May to November)

Nationality: noun: Saint Vincentian(s) or Vincentian(s); adjective: Saint Vincentian or Vincentian

Population: 118,149 (July 2007 CIA est.)

Ethnic groups: African descent 66%, mixed 19%, East Indian 6%, Carib Amerindian 2%, other 7%

Languages spoken: English, French patois

Religions: Anglican 47%, Methodist 28%, Roman Catholic 13%, other (includes Hindu, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Protestant) 12%

Legal Holidays:

August MondayAug 1, 2011; Aug 6, 2012; Aug 5, 2013; Aug 4, 2014; Aug 3, 2015; Aug 1, 2016; Aug 7, 2017; Aug 6, 2018; Aug 5, 2019; Aug 3, 2020; Aug 2, 2021; Aug 1, 2022; Aug 7, 2023
Boxing DayDec 26
Carnival MondayJul 11, 2011; Jul 9, 2012; Jul 8, 2013; Jul 14, 2014; Jul 13, 2015; Jul 11, 2016; Jul 10, 2017; Jul 9, 2018; Jul 8, 2019; Jul 13, 2020; Jul 12, 2021; Jul 11, 2022; Jul 10, 2023
Carnival TuesdayJul 12, 2011; Jul 10, 2012; Jul 9, 2013; Jul 8, 2014; Jul 14, 2015; Jul 12, 2016; Jul 11, 2017; Jul 10, 2018; Jul 9, 2019; Jul 14, 2020; Jul 13, 2021; Jul 12, 2022; Jul 11, 2023
Christmas DayDec 25
Easter MondayApr 25, 2011; Apr 9, 2012; Apr 1, 2013; Apr 21, 2014; Apr 6, 2015; Mar 28, 2016; Apr 17, 2017; Apr 2, 2018; Apr 22, 2019; Apr 13, 2020; Apr 5, 2021; Apr 18, 2022; Apr 10, 2023
Good FridayApr 22, 2011; Apr 6, 2012; Mar 29, 2013; Apr 18, 2014; Apr 3, 2015; Mar 25, 2016; Apr 14, 2017; Mar 30, 2018; Apr 19, 2019; Apr 10, 2020; Apr 2, 2021; Apr 15, 2022; Apr 7, 2023
Independence DayOct 27
Labor DayMay 5
National Heroes' DayMar 14
New Year's DayJan 1
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