Saint George, Barbados

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Saint George
Parish
GunHillEntrance.jpg
Map of Barbados showing the Saint George parish
Map of Barbados showing the Saint George parish
Coordinates: 13°08′N 59°32′W / 13.133°N 59.533°W / 13.133; -59.533Coordinates: 13°08′N 59°32′W / 13.133°N 59.533°W / 13.133; -59.533
Country Barbados
Largest city The Glebe
Government
 • Type Parliamentary democracy
 • Parliamentary seats 2
Area
 • Total 44 km2 (17 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 19,767
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code BB-03[1]

The parish of Saint George ("St. George") is located in the interior of Barbados. It is one of two land-locked parishes, the other being Saint Thomas to the north. A prominent landmark in the parish is Gun Hill Signal Station – one of the few remaining signal stations, dating back to 1818.

Saint George borders six of the eleven other parishes, more than any other parish.

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Parishes bordering Saint George[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ iso:code:3166:BB, International Organization for Standardization