Saint Peter, Barbados

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Saint Peter
A scenic shot of St. Peter
A scenic shot of St. Peter
Map of Barbados showing the Saint Peter parish
Map of Barbados showing the Saint Peter parish
Coordinates: 13°15′N 59°37′W / 13.250°N 59.617°W / 13.250; -59.617Coordinates: 13°15′N 59°37′W / 13.250°N 59.617°W / 13.250; -59.617
CountryBarbados
Largest citySpeightstown
Government
 • TypeParliamentary democracy
 • Parliamentary seats1
Area
 • Total34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total11,300
 • Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeBB-09[1]

Saint Peter ("St. Peter") is one of eleven parishes in the Caribbean island country of Barbados. It is named after the Christian Apostle and Patron saint, Saint Peter. It is in the north of Barbados.

Saint Peter is a tourist hot spot. The parish is surrounded with white sand beaches, including those along Mullins Bay. The Barbados Wildlife Reserve is mostly a monkey sanctuary for the Barbados Green Monkey. St Nicholas Abbey is one of the more famous landmarks on Barbados.

References[change | change source]

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

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