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

in the Caribbean (light yellow)

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])
Religion
(2010)[3]
Demonym(s)Saint Lucian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Neville Cenac
Allen Chastanet
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Assembly
Independence
1 March 1967
• Independence from the United Kingdom
22 February 1979
Area
• Total
617 km2 (238 sq mi) (178th)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• 2018 estimate
181,889[4][5] (188th)
• 2010 census
165,595
• Density
300/km2 (777.0/sq mi) (29th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$2.689 billion[6]
• Per capita
$15,225[6]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$1.774 billion[6]
• Per capita
$10,042[6]
HDI (2018)Increase 0.745[7]
high · 89th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+1 758
ISO 3166 codeLC
Internet TLD.lc

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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