Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a nation in the Lesser Antilles chain, which lies at the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where it meets the Atlantic Ocean.
Its 389-square-kilometre (150 sq mi) territory consists of the main island of Saint Vincent and the northern two-thirds of the Grenadines, which are a chain of smaller islands stretching south from Saint Vincent to Grenada.
Name: St Vincent and the Grenadines
Populaton : 104,574 (July 2009 est.)
Area: 389 sq km (Saint Vincent 344 sq km)
Coastline: 84 km
Density: 302 inhab/ sq Km
Religions: Anglican 47%, Methodist 28%, Roman Catholic 13%, other (includes Hindu, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Protestant) 12%
Language: English, French patois
Ethnic Group: black 66%, mixed 19%, East Indian 6%, European 4%, Carib Amerindian 2%, other 3%
Government: Parliamentary democracy; independent sovereign state within the Commonwealth
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar