The volcanic island of St. Vincent is located in the Caribbean Sea between the islands of Saint Lucia and Grenada. Some quick facts about St. Vincent include:
The island was originally know as Hairouna by the native Caribs who inhabited it prior to the arrival of the Europeans in the 16th century.
The population of St. Vincent is slightly more than 100,000 of which approximately 65% are of African descent.
The country’s official language is English, however most Vincentians speak Vincentian Creole, an English-based language that draws from the words and cultural influences of several other languages, including African and indigenous tongues.
Covering approximately 134 square miles, the island of St. Vincent is comparable in size to the US city of Atlanta.
Scenes from all of the The Pirates of the Caribbean movies were shot in St. Vincent.