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General Facts

Area: 348.5 km2 (134.6 sq miles)

Capital City: St. George's

Population: 107,317 (2016 estimate)

Official Languages: English

Boarding Countries: None (Island)

Coastline: 121 km (75.2 miles)

Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Government: Constitutional Monarchy 


The tropical climate is tempered by almost constant sea breezes. Temperatures range from 24–30°c (75–87°f). Annual rainfall varies from about 150 cm (60 in) in the northern and southern coastal belts to as much as 380 cm (150 in) in the Central Highlands. There is a wet season from June to December, but rain falls periodically throughout the year. Hurricanes are a natural hazard, particularly between June and November.

Five Largest Cities/Towns: 

1. St. George's (7,500)

2. Gouvave (3,378)

3. Grenville (2,476)

4. Victoria (2,256)

5. Saint David's (1,321)

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