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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Motto: "Pax et Justitia" (Latin)
"Peace and Justice"
Anthem: "Saint Vincent, Land so Beautiful"
Location of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Capital
and largest city
Kingstown
13°10′N 61°14′W / 13.167°N 61.233°W / 13.167; -61.233
Official languagesEnglish
Vernacular languageVincentian Creole
Ethnic groups
Religion
(2010)[1]
Demonym(s)Saint Vincentian or Vincentian
Vincy (colloquial)
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Susan Dougan
Ralph Gonsalves
LegislatureHouse of Assembly
Independence
27 October 1969
• from the United Kingdom
27 October 1979
Area
• Total
389 km2 (150 sq mi) (184th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
110,211[2][3] (179th)
• 2021 census
100,455
• Density
307/km2 (795.1/sq mi) (39th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$1.373 billion
• Per capita
$12,431[4]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$864 million
• Per capita
$7,827[4]
HDI (2019)Increase 0.738[5]
high · 97th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+1 784
ISO 3166 codeVC
Internet TLD.vc

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island country in the Caribbean. It is located in the southeast Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, which lie in the West Indies at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean.