Saint David Parish, Dominica

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Saint David
Carib Territory (Dominica).jpg
Carib Territory coast
Country Dominica
Capital Castle Bruce
 - coordinates 15°25′N 61°17′W / 15.417°N 61.283°W / 15.417; -61.283Coordinates: 15°25′N 61°17′W / 15.417°N 61.283°W / 15.417; -61.283
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
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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]


Its largest settlement is Castle Bruce, with a population of 1,653.[2] It includes the Indigenous community of the *Carib Territory. (Kalinago Territory) which has a population of about 3000 spread across 7 hamlets. 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.


  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.