Saint David Parish, Dominica

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Coordinates: 15°22′N 61°16′W / 15.367°N 61.267°W / 15.367; -61.267
Saint David
Parish
Carib Territory (Dominica).jpg
Carib Territory coast
Country Dominica
Capital Rosalie
 - coordinates 15°22′N 61°16′W / 15.367°N 61.267°W / 15.367; -61.267
Area 131.5 km2 (51 sq mi)
Population 6,043 (2011)
Density 46 / km2 (119 / sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4
ISO 3166-2 DM-03

Saint David is one of Dominica's ten administrative parishes, located on the eastern side of the island. It is bordered by St. Andrew to the north; St. Joseph, St. Paul and St. George to the west; and St. Patrick to the south. It has an area of 131.6 km² (50.8 mi²),[1] and has a population of 6,789.[2]

Settlements[edit]

Its largest settlement is Castle Bruce, with a population of 1,653.[2] Other villages include:

Areas of interest[edit]

The northern area of the parish is also home to the island's Carib Territory, in and around which 3,000 pure, indigenous Caribs live.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Figures provided by the Lands and Surveys Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Cork Street, Roseau, Dominica.
  2. ^ a b Commonwealth of Dominica, Population and Housing Census – 2001. Roseau, Dominica: Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Finance and Planning, Kennedy Avenue, 2001.