THE GRENADINES

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The Grenadines are an island chain that is part of Saint Vincent and is not part of Grenada. There are 32 islands and cays that make up Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Nine are inhabited, including the mainland Saint Vincent and the Grenadines islands: Young Island, Bequia, Mustique, Canouan, Union Island, Mayreau, Petit St Vincent, and Palm Island.

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The total population of the Grenadine islands within Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is estimated to be 10,234  The following islands make up the Grenadines Parish:

Island Area Pop. Capital
Northern Grenadines
Bequia 18.3 km2 (7.1 sq mi) 5,000 Port Elizabeth
Mustique 5.70 km2 (2.20 sq mi) 800 Lovell (private island)
Southern Grenadines
Union Island 9 km2 (3.5 sq mi) 2,700 Clifton
Canouan 7.60 km2 (2.93 sq mi) 1,200 Port Charlestown
Mayreau 1.20 km2 (300 acres) 280 Old Wall
Palm Island 0.55 km2 (140 acres) Cactus Hill (private island)
Petit Saint Vincent 0.46 km2 (110 acres) Telescope Hill (private island)
Non-inhabited Grenadines
Tobago Cays 0.25 km2 (62 acres) marine reserve
Isle à Quatre 1.52 km2 (380 acres)
Baliceaux 1.20 km2 (300 acres)
Bettowia 0.71 km2 (180 acres)
Petit Mustique 0.40 km2 (99 acres)
Petit Nevis 0.29 km2 (72 acres)
Petit Canouan 0.20 km2 (49 acres)
Savan 0.11 km2 (27 acres)

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The Grenadines are islands in the Caribbean nations of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  They’re known for yacht-filled harbours and sailing spots like the reef-lined island of Bequia, with secluded Princess Margaret Beach and the Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary. Mustique is a private island with luxury villas and quiet beaches. Southwest is low-key Canouan Island and the coral reefs of Tobago Cays Marine Park.

 

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