Common English Name: Saint Lucia
Capital: Castries

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Official Language(s)

English
Secondary Languages: French patois

Resources

Forests, Sandy beaches, Minerals, Geothermal potential

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

Black (85.3%), Mixed (10.9%), East Indian (2.2%)

People

Est. Population:

164,464

Demonym:

Saint Lucian

Religions:

Roman Catholic (61.5%)
Protestant (25.5%)
Atheist (5.9%)
Evangelical (2.3%)
Rastafarian (1.9%)

Largest City:

Castries (22,000)

Geography

Region:

Caribbean

Bodies of Water:

Caribbean Sea (Surrounded)

Total Area:

616 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

0 km (Island)

Total Coastline:

158 km

Climate

Tropical

Terrain:

Volcanic
Mountainous

Highest Point

Mount Gimie (950 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Natural Disasters

Hurricanes
Volcanic activity

Government

Type:

Parliamentary Democracy

Heads of State:

Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom)

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet

Admin. Divisions

10 Districts

Independence:

2 February 1979 (from the United Kingdom)

Nat'l Symbol:

Twin pitons

Nat'l Anthem:

Sons and Daughters of St. Lucia

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$11,700 (USD)

Currency

$ (East Caribbean Dollar)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = $ (East Caribbean Dollar)2.70

Communication

Internet Code

.lc

Telephone Code

+1 (758)

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Cultural Notes

The national dish is green banana and saltfish.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/st.html (Majority of information)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 27 November 2016