Key Facts

Location Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Trinidad and Tobago.
Area Total area: 620 sq km. (239.4 sq miles)
Land Area 610 sq km. (235.5 sq miles)
Geographic Coordinates 13 53 N, 60 68 W Population 164,213
Map References Central America and the Caribbean.
Coastline 158 km (98 miles)
Climate Tropical, moderated by northeast trade winds.
Terrain Volcanic and mountainous with broad,fertile valleys, with Rain Forest in the centre.
Natural Resources Forests, sandy beaches, minerals (pumice), mineral springs, geothermal potential.
Lowest point Caribbean Sea: 0 m
Highest point Mount Gimie: 950 m (3,116.75 ft)

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