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Saint Lucia's Quick Facts

Land Area 606 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 616 km2
Population 164,464
Population Density 266.99 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (Parliament) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $2.08 Billion
GDP Per Capita $12,000
Currency Dollar (XCD)
Largest Cities
  • Castries (20,000)
  • Name: St Lucia
    (long form) Saint Lucia
  • Capital City: Castries (61,341 pop.)
  • St Lucia Population: 162,781 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
    (conversion rates)

    One-Hundred East Caribbean Dollars
  • Ethnicity: Black 82.5%, Mixed 11.9%, East Indian 2.4%, other or unspecified 3.1% (2001 census)
  • GDP total: $2.234 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $13,300 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official), French patois
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Bisee (suburb of Castries), Castries, Vieux Fort, Micoud, Soufriere, Dennery, Gros Islet, Anse La Raye, Laborie, Canaries
  • Name: St. Lucia was named after Saint Lucy of Syracuse by the early French colonizers
  • National Day: December 13
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 67.5%, Seventh Day Adventist 8.5%, Pentecostal 5.7%, Rastafarian 2.1%, Anglican 2%, Evangelical 2%, other Christian 5.1%, other 1.1%, unspecified 1.5%, none 4.5% (2001 census)
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