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Saint Lucia
Location of  Saint Lucia  (circled in red)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location of  Saint Lucia  (circled in red)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

Location of Saint Lucia
Capital
and largest city
Castries
14°1′N60°59′W / 14.017°N 60.983°W / 14.017; -60.983
Official languagesEnglish
Vernacular
languages
Saint Lucian Creole French[1]
Ethnic groups(2010[2])
DemonymSaint Lucian
GovernmentParliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Dame Pearlette Louisy
Allen Chastanet
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Assembly
Independence
1 March 1967
• from the United Kingdom
22 February 1979
Area
• Total
617 km2 (238 sq mi) (191st)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• 2015 UN estimate
184,999
• 2010 census
165,595
• Density
300/km2 (777.0/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$2.083 billion[3]
• Per capita
$11,970[3]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$1.439 billion[3]
• Per capita
$8,268[3]
HDI (2014)Steady 0.729[4]
high · 89th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone(UTC−4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1 758
ISO 3166 codeLC
Internet TLD.lc

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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