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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Facts Info Stuff (VC):

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Latitude Facts: 13.132 and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Longitude Facts: -61.2

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Regions are: Charlotte Grenadines Saint George Saint Patrick

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  2. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Category: People - Population: 118,432 (July 2008 estimate)

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