Saint Lucia



Island Key Sectors


Financial Services
Construction
Tourism
Manufacturing

Island Description


Saint Lucia is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean with 2 distinctive mountains, the Pitons, on its west coast. It's known for its beaches and reef-diving sites, as well as its rainforested interior with waterfalls such as at Toraille. It's home to quiet volcanic beaches and fishing villages as well as luxurious resorts, and the capital, Castries, is a regular cruise ship stop.

Island Key Facts


Official Name: Saint Lucia
Capital: Castries
Area: 616 sq km
Continent: North America
Population: 170, 649 (2007 est)
Languages: English, French patois
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)






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