Saint Andrew Parish, Grenada

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Saint Andrew's Parish

Paroisse de Saint Andrew
Parish
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CountryGrenada
Capital CityGrenville
Area
 • Total35 sq mi (91 km2)
Population
 • Total26,749
 • Density640/sq mi (249/km2)
ISO 3166 codeGD-01

Saint Andrew's is the largest parish in Grenada. The main town is Grenville, which is also Grenada's second largest town after St George's. Grenville is also known as La Baye (its former French name).

History[edit]

In the 1650s the French named the parish Morne de Combat and it was part of the French Territories. Marquis was the first Parish Capital from 1795 to 1796, Grenville became capital of Saint Andrew's in 1796.

Towns[edit]

Coordinates: 12°07′09″N 61°37′35″W / 12.11917°N 61.62639°W / 12.11917; -61.62639