Saint Lucia Google maps and facts
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Facts about Saint Lucia
|Administrative divisions:||11 quarters; Anse-la-Raye , Castries , Choiseul , Dauphin , Dennery , Gros-Islet , Laborie , Micoud , Praslin , Soufriere , Vieux-Fort|
|Area:||total: 616 sq km land: 606 sq km water: 10 sq km|
|Background:||The island , with its fine natural harbor at Castries , was contested between England and France throughout the 17th and early 18th centuries (changing possession 14 times); it was finally ceded to the UK in 1814. Even after the abolition of slavery on its plantations in 1834 , Saint Lucia remained an agricultural island , dedicated to producing tropical commodity crops. Self-government was granted in 1967 and independence in 1979.|
|Flag description:||blue , with a gold isosceles triangle below a black arrowhead; the upper edges of the arrowhead have a white border|
|Capital:||name: Castries geographic coordinates: 14 01 N , 61 00 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)|
|Climate:||tropical , moderated by northeast trade winds; dry season January to April , rainy season May to August|
|Ethnic groups:||black 82.5% , mixed 11.9% , East Indian 2.4% , other or unspecified 3.1% (2001 census)|
|Geographic coordinates:||13 53 N , 60 58 W|
|Geography note:||the twin Pitons (Gros Piton and Petit Piton) , striking cone-shaped peaks south of Soufriere , are one of the scenic natural highlights of the Caribbean|
|Government type:||parliamentary democracy|
|Imports partners:||US 27.9% , Trinidad and Tobago 22.4% , Netherlands 8.7% , UK 4.9% , Barbados 4.7% (2007)|
|Internet country code:||.lc|
|Land boundaries:||158 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||0 km|
|Languages:||English (official) , French patois|
|Location:||Caribbean , island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean , north of Trinidad and Tobago|
|Map references:||Central America and the Caribbean|
|National holiday:||Independence Day , 22 February (1979)|
|Nationality:||noun: Saint Lucian(s) adjective: Saint Lucian|
|Natural hazards:||hurricanes and volcanic activity|
|Population:||159 ,585 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||Roman Catholic 67.5% , Seventh Day Adventist 8.5% , Pentecostal 5.7% , Rastafarian 2.1% , Anglican 2% , Evangelical 2% , other Christian 5.1% , other 1.1% , unspecified 1.5% , none 4.5% (2001 census)|
|Terrain:||volcanic and mountainous with some broad , fertile valleys|
|Unemployment rate:||20% (2003 est.)|
Capital of Saint Lucia
Castries (click to view Castries map)
Places in Saint Lucia
Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Saint Lucia. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
Quarter of Castries (31 google map locations)
Quarter of Choiseul (14 google map locations)
Quarter of Dauphin (10 google map locations)
Quarter of Dennery (13 google map locations)
Quarter of Gros-Islet (15 google map locations)
Quarter of Micoud (17 google map locations)
Quarter of Praslin (9 google map locations)
Quarter of Soufrière (22 google map locations)
Quarter of Vieux-Fort (18 google map locations)
Random cities in Saint LuciaCastries, the capital city of Saint Lucia.
Dame de Traversay
Morne d' Or
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