Saint Joseph, Barbados

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Saint Joseph
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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
Country Barbados
Largest city Bathsheba
 • Type Parliamentary democracy
 • Parliamentry seats 1
 • Total 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 6,620
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code BB-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.

The main town in the parish is Bathsheba.

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.



Parishes bordering Saint Joseph[edit]


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