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Saint David Parish (Dominica)

Saint David
Parish
Carib Territory coast
Country Dominica
Capital Rosalie
 - coordinates 22|N|61|16|W|type:landmark_region:DM name=

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Area 131.6 km2 (51 sq mi)
Population 6,789 (2001)
Density 52 / km2 (135 / sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4
ISO 3166-2 DM-03

Saint David is one of Dominica's ten administrative parishes, located on the eastern side of the island. It is bordered by St. Andrew to the north; St. Joseph, St. Paul and St. George to the west; and St. Patrick to the south. It has an area of 131.6 km² (50.8 mi²),[1] and has a population of 6,789.[2]

Settlements

Its largest settlement is Castle Bruce, with a population of 1,653.[2] Other villages include:

Areas of interest

The northern area of the parish is also home to the island's Carib Territory, in and around which 3,000 pure, indigenous Caribs live.

References

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