Saint Joseph, Barbados

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Saint Joseph
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Map of Barbados showing the Saint Joseph parish
Map of Barbados showing the Saint Joseph parish
Coordinates: 13°12′N 59°32′W / 13.200°N 59.533°W / 13.200; -59.533Coordinates: 13°12′N 59°32′W / 13.200°N 59.533°W / 13.200; -59.533
CountryBarbados
Largest cityBathsheba
Government
 • TypeParliamentary democracy
 • Parliamentary seats1
Area
 • Total26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population
(2010 census)
 • Total6,620
 • Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeBB-06[1]

The parish of Saint Joseph is a parish of Barbados on the eastern side of the island. The parish is home to two of the more notable botanic gardens in the country - Flower Forest and Andromeda Gardens. Parts of St. Joseph are also referred to as the Scotland District, a reference to the appearance of the landscape.

One of the highest points in the island is Chimborazo in Saint Joseph. Saint Joseph is also the home of the "Soup Bowl" where international surfing competitions are held.

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Parishes bordering Saint Joseph[edit]

References[edit]

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