Largest Cities in St. Lucia
Facts about St. Lucia
Official languages: English
Area: 616 km²
Population: 160,922 residents
Population density: 261.24 residents per km²
Internet TLD: .lc
ISO codes: LC, LCA, 662
The telephone code for St. Lucia is + 1-758
St. Lucia is an independent island nation in the Commonwealth of Nations. It is north of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and south of Martinique. The state lies in the area of the West Indies and belongs to the Lesser Antilles. St. Lucia is the third largest of the Windward Islands and part of the Leeward Islands. Its main feature is the forested mountains that extend from north to south and are intersected by river valleys.
Biggest Cities of St. Lucia by Population
|1||Castries, Saint Lucia||20,111||13.9957||-61.0061|
|2||Bisee, Saint Lucia||13,091||14.0243||-60.9744|
|3||Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia||4,685||13.7167||-60.95|
|4||Micoud, Saint Lucia||3,517||13.8167||-60.9|
|5||Soufriere, Saint Lucia||3,029||13.8562||-61.0566|
|6||Dennery, Saint Lucia||2,981||13.8996||-60.8879|
|7||Gros Islet, Saint Lucia||2,473||14.0667||-60.95|
|8||Anse La Raye, Saint Lucia||1,367||13.9462||-61.0388|
|9||Laborie, Saint Lucia||1,242||13.75||-60.9833|
|10||Choiseul, Saint Lucia||457||13.7727||-61.0493|
St. Lucia: Castries
Castries is the capital of St. Lucia. It is located on the northwest coast of the island. About 20,000 people live in Castries. If you include the surrounding area, 54,000 people live in the region. That’s more than a quarter of the country’s population.
In 1765 the French founded the city and named it after the Marquis de Castries, a French minister and marshal. With its port, St. Lucia is also the economic center of the small country.