Saint Vincent and the Grenadines BASIC INFOMATION
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|12°58'51"N / 61°17'14"W|
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TYPE C EUROPEAN 2-PIN
TYPE G BRITISH 3-PIN
TYPE I AUSTRALIAN PLUG
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Introduction
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island country in the south of the Midwind Islands in the West Indies. It covers an area of 389 square kilometers, about 160 kilometers west of Barbados. It is mainly composed of the main island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and is a volcanic island country. The main island is 29 kilometers long, 18 kilometers wide at its widest point, and covers an area of 345 square kilometers. The mountains are vertical and multi-volcanic. The highest peak is Soufrière volcano, 1234 meters above sea level, and frequent earthquakes. Tropical oceanic climate, abundant rainfall, forest occupies half of the territory, rich in geothermal resources. |
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, with a territorial area of 389 square kilometers, is located in the Windward Islands of the East Caribbean Sea, about 160 kilometers west of Barbados. Composed of the main island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, it is a volcanic island country. The main island is 29 kilometers long, 18 kilometers wide at its widest point, and covers an area of 345 square kilometers. It is 40 kilometers north of Saint Lucia Island. The mountains run through, many volcanoes, the highest peak Soufrière, 1,234 meters above sea level, frequent earthquakes. tropical climate. The annual average temperature is 23-31°C, and the annual precipitation is 2,500 mm. There are many hurricanes in the north. The soil is fertile and streams are everywhere. The forest occupies one-half of the territory. Rich in geothermal resources.
It was originally a place where Indians lived. The British occupied the island in 1627. After France claimed sovereignty over the island, the two countries fought many wars for the island. The Treaty of Versailles in 1783 confirmed British rule over the island. Since 1833, Saint Vincent has been a part of the Windward Islands territory. Joined the "West Indies Federation" in January 1958, and implemented "internal autonomy" in October 1969. It is a British associated state, but diplomacy and defense are still in charge of the United Kingdom. Independence was declared on October 27, 1979 as a member of the Commonwealth.
National flag: It is rectangular and has an aspect ratio of 3:2. From left to right, it is composed of three vertical rectangles of blue, yellow, and green. There are three green diamond patterns in the yellow rectangle. Blue symbolizes the ocean, green symbolizes the earth, and yellow symbolizes sunlight.
The population is 112,000 (statistics in 1997). Among them, blacks account for 65.5%, mixed races 19%, English is the official language, and most residents believe in Protestant Christianity and Catholicism.
Based on agriculture, it mainly produces bananas, kudzu, sugar cane, coconut, cotton, nutmeg, etc. It is the world's largest producer of kudzu starch. Raising cattle, sheep and pigs, fishery has developed rapidly. The industry is dominated by agricultural products processing. Export bananas (more than half), arrowroot powder, coconut oil and sugar. Enter food, clothing, cement, petroleum, etc. The tourism industry is prosperous and the Grenadines is beautiful.
Taboo and Etiquette-The most commonly used names for the residents of this country are Mr. and Mrs. For unmarried young men and women, they are called Master and Miss respectively. At work, in formal occasions, administrative and academic titles should also be added before the title. Residents generally shake hands. If you are invited to a party or banquet, you usually bring gifts.