St Vincent and The Grenadines is a nation in the Lesser Antilles chain, namely in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lie at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean.
Its 389-square-kilometre (150sq mi) territory consists of the main Grenadines, which are a chain of smaller islands, stretching south from Saint Vincent Island to Granada. To the north of St. Vincent lies St. Lucia, to the east Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is densely populated(over 300 inhabitants/sq km) with its 120,000 people. Its capital is Kingstown, also its main port.
The country has a French and British colonial history and is now part of the Commonwealth of Nations and CARICOM.