Where is St. Vincent located on the map? St. Vincent and The Grenadines is an independent nation located in North America. Check out the following images to see location of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on maps.
St. Vincent Location in World Map
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is an island nation in the Caribbean. It lies between St. Lucia in the north and Grenada in the south and belongs to the Lesser Antilles archipelago. It consists of the main island of St. Vincent and the northern 32 of the Grenadine Islands – the southern Grenadines are part of Grenada. The border runs between the small islands of Petit St. Vincent and Petit Martinique.
Not all of the country’s islands are inhabited, only nine. In addition to the main island, there are Young Island, Bequia, Mustique, Canouan, Union Island, Mayreau, Petit St. Vincent and Palm Island.
The map shows St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The two lower islands of Petit Martinique and Carriacou already belong to Grenada.
St. Vincent is 16 kilometers long and 15 kilometers wide. The east side is rocky and steep, on the leeward west side there are more bays and sandy beaches. The subsoil of St. Vincent consists of volcanic rock.
The highest mountain is also a volcano : Soufrière is still active. It is 1220 meters high. Other mountains are Richmond Peak with 1041 meters and Mount Brisbane with 904 meters. The interior is mountainous and covered with rainforest. Many small rivers have their source in the mountains and flow into the sea.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is in the tropics. It’s warm here all year round. Therefore one does not differentiate between seasons. It is an average of 29 degrees during the day and 18 degrees at night. Between June and November it rains more than usual. This is also the time when hurricanes can hit the island. These tropical storms usually cause great damage.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Facts
|Highest mountain||Soufrière (1,220 m)|
|Currency||East Caribbean dollar|