St. Vincent is a lush, tropical island, with steep mountain ridges, rainforests, and waterfalls. Its rich volcanic soil produces an abundance of fruits, vegetables, and spices making it an agricultural paradise.
St. Vincent’s capital city, Kingstown, combines reminders of its colonial past with the bright and bustling life of a modern market town.
The Grenadines are a spectacle of smaller islands that rest just south of St. Vincent. The islands include:
The population of St.Vincent is estimated to be 109,022 with about a quarter of the people living in the capital, Kingstown and its suburbs and 8% on the Grenadines. The ethnic mix consists of 66% percent of African descent, 19% of mixed race, 2% Amerindian/black, 6% East Indian and 4% European. The labour force is estimated at 41,000.