Saint James, Barbados

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Christ Church
Parish
Map of Barbados showing Saint James
Map of Barbados showing Saint James
Coordinates: 13°13′N 59°37′W / 13.217°N 59.617°W / 13.217; -59.617Coordinates: 13°13′N 59°37′W / 13.217°N 59.617°W / 13.217; -59.617
Country Barbados
Independence November 30, 1966 (1966-11-30)
Parliamentry seats 3
Government
 • Type Parliamentary democracy
Area
 • Total 31 km2 (12 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 25,100
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern Caribbean (UTC-4)
Area code +1 (246)
ccTLD .bb
Largest town Holetown

The parish of Saint James ("St. James") is in the western part of the country of Barbados. St. James is known as the "Platinum Coast". There are many rich people who visit or live here. The parish is home to the Queen's College.