Saint Mark Parish, Dominica

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Saint Mark
Church in Soufrière
Church in Soufrière
Dominica-Saint Mark.png
CountryDominica
CapitalSoufrière
Area
 • Total10.4 km2 (4.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,834
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4
ISO 3166-2DM-08

Saint Mark is one of Dominica's ten administrative parishes (Dominica is in the Lesser Antilles). It is bordered by St. Luke (to the north) and St. Patrick (to the east). With an area of 9.9 km² (2 mi²),[1] it is the smallest in the island. It had a population of 1,834 people at the Population Census of 2011.

The main settlements in the parish are Soufrière and Scotts Head (near which the only tombolo in the West Indies can be found). Another village in the parish is Galion.

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  1. ^ Figures provided by the Lands and Surveys Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Cork Street, Roseau, Dominica.

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