Saint Mark Parish, Dominica

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Coordinates: 15°13′56″N 61°21′35″W / 15.23222°N 61.35972°W / 15.23222; -61.35972
Saint Mark
Parish
Soufriere Church high res.jpg
Church in Soufrière
Country Dominica
Capital Soufrière
 - coordinates 15°13′56″N 61°21′35″W / 15.23222°N 61.35972°W / 15.23222; -61.35972
Area 10.4 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population 1,834 (2011)
Density 176 / km2 (456 / sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4
ISO 3166-2 DM-08

Saint Mark is one of Dominica's 10 administrative parishes. It is bordered by St. Luke (to the north) and St. Patrick (to the east). With an area of 9.9 km² (2 mi²),[1] it is the smallest in the island. It had a population of 1,834 people at the Population Census of 2011.

The main settlements in the parish are Soufrière and Scotts Head (near which the only tombolo in the West Indies can be found). Another village in the parish is Galion.

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  1. ^ Figures provided by the Lands and Surveys Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Cork Street, Roseau, Dominica.

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