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Saint Lucia
   Saint Lucia is located in the Caribbean, between Martinique to the north and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the south; it is part of the Lesser Antilles and is of volcanic origin. The economy has been linked for decades to the cultivation and export of bananas, in recent years the development of other sectors, such as tourism and finance, has begun.
Government type Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Area 617 kmē (238 sq mi)
Population 165,600 inh. (2010 census)
Population 180,000 inh. (2022 est.)
Population density 292 inh/kmē (756 inh/miē)
Capital Castries (22,000 pop.)
Currency Eastern Caribbean dollar
Human development index 0.759 (86th place)
Languages English (official), Creole-French
Life expectancy M 75 years, F 77 years
Location in North-Central America

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Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean

GEOGRAPHY DATA OF SAINT LUCIA


Largest cities
Castries 22,000 pop.
Bisee 13,000 pop.
Highest mountains
Mount Gimie 950 m (3,117 ft)
Longest rivers
Roseau 21 km (13 mi)
Largest islands
Saint Lucia 616 kmē (238 sq mi)
Maria Island 0.10 kmē (0.04 sq mi)

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS OF SAINT LUCIA

   Saint Lucia is administratively divided into 10 districts, with that of Gros Islet which is the largest (101 kmē), while that of the capital Castries is by far the most populated, with over 65,000 inhabitants.




Castries