Saint Paul Parish, Dominica

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Saint Paul
Parish
Dominica - Mahaut.jpg
Country Dominica
Capital Pont Cassé
Lowest point
 - coordinates 15°22′N 61°21′W / 15.367°N 61.350°W / 15.367; -61.350
Area 65.2 km2 (25 sq mi)
Population 9,786 (2011)
Density 150 / km2 (388 / sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4
ISO 3166-2 DM-10

Saint Paul is one of Dominica's 10 administrative parishes. It is bordered by St. Joseph to the north, St. David to the east, and St. George to the south. It has an area of 67.4 km² (26.02 mi²), and a population of 8,397.[1]

The largest settlements are Canefield (where the island's second airport is located) and Mahaut. Another village in the parish, Massacre, is so-called because of the historic massacre of Dominica's indigenous people by European settlers. Cochrane, Springfield Estate and Pont Cassé (home of the island's central roundabout) are located in the interior.

The parish is also the site of a factory at Belfast Estate, where Dominica Coconut Products (renamed a few years ago to reflect its ownership under Colgate-Palmolive) operates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census statistics for Dominica at GeoHive. Retrieved July 21, 2006.

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