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  • Saint Lucia

    Saint Lucia /snt ˈlʃə/ (French: Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. Part of the Lesser Antilles, it is located north/northeast of the island of Saint Vincent, northwes…

  • Pitons

    The Pitons are two mountainous volcanic plugs, volcanic spires, located in Saint Lucia. The Gros Piton is 771 metres (2,530 ft) high, and the Petit Piton is 743 metres (2,438 ft) high; they are linked by the Piton Mitan ridge.

  • Geography of Saint Lucia

    Saint Lucia is one of many small land masses composing the insular group known as the Windward Islands. Unlike large limestone areas such as Florida, Cuba, and the Yucatan Peninsula, or the Bahamas, which is a small island group composed of coral an…

  • George F. L. Charles Airport

    George F. L. Charles Airport (formerly Vigie Airport) (IATA: SLU, ICAO: TLPC) is the smaller of two airports in Saint Lucia, the other being Hewanorra International Airport. It is located 2 km (1.2 mi) north of Castries, the capital city. George F. …

  • Beausejour Stadium

    Beauséjour Stadium is a cricket ground located near Gros Islet, Saint Lucia standard seating capacity of 13,000. It was completed in 2002 and currently accommodates 13,000 spectators. It is named after the Beausejour hills and is situated in the out…

  • Pigeon Island (Saint Lucia)

    Pigeon Island is a 40-acre (160,000 m2) islet located in Gros Islet in the northern region of Saint Lucia. Once isolated from the country in the Caribbean Sea, the island was artificially joined to the western coast of mainland in 1972 by a man-made…

  • Marigot Bay

    Marigot Bay is located on the western coast of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, 3.75 miles southwest from Castries and a short distance from the Saint Lucian National Marine Reserve. It is surrounded on three sides by steep, forested hills.

  • Gros Piton

    Gros Piton is one of two mountains south of the town Soufrière in the southwest of Saint Lucia. Lying at the southern end of Pitons Bay, it rises to a height of 786 m (2619 ft).

  • Petit Piton

    Petit Piton is one of two mountains overlooking Soufrière Bay in the southwest of Saint Lucia. Petit Piton lies towards the middle of the bay, south of the town of Soufrière and north of the larger mountain, Gros Piton, to which it is linked by the …

  • Rodney Bay

    Rodney Bay is a bay on Saint Lucia; it is along the northwestern coast of the island to the north of Choc Bay. It is named after British naval officer George Brydges Rodney. Admiral Rodney won many battles against France by using a Fort built at Pig…

  • Anse la Raye Quarter

    Anse la Raye is a Quarter on the West coast of St. Lucia in the Caribbean Sea. In 2001, the population of the region was 6,071 people, and they are mainly fishers and agricultural workers.

  • Anse La Raye

    Anse La Raye or Anse-La-Raye is the largest town in Anse la Raye Quarter, Saint Lucia; it is located on the island's western side, near Marigot Bay. It is a picturesque place with fine examples of French and English colonial architecture.

  • Morne Fortune

    Morne Fortune is a hill and residential area located south of Castries, Saint Lucia in the West Indies. Originally it was a fort constructed by the French, it was captured by the British on 24th May 1796. A memorial to the Royal Inniskilling Fusilie…

  • Micoud Quarter

    Micoud is a Quarter on the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia, and also a village inside that Quarter. According to the 2002 census, the population of the Quarter was 16,143 people.

  • Choiseul Quarter

    Choiseul is a Quarter of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia. Located on the southwestern side of the island, the quarter is home to 6,174 people, according to the 2002 census.

  • Choiseul, Saint Lucia

    Choiseul was originally known as Anse Citron, and an independent parish was established in 1765. In 1769 a census was done and recorded 75 whites, 25 free coloured, 512 negroes and 69 estates in Choiseul.

  • Qualibou

    Qualibou, also known as the Soufrière Volcanic Centre is a 3.5 X 5 km wide caldera on the island of Saint Lucia that formed approximately 32-39,000 years ago.

  • Laborie

    Laborie is a village on the south coast of Saint Lucia. It was originally called l'Islet a Caret after the Loggerhead sea turtles that were found in the area.

  • Dauphin Quarter

    Dauphin is a Quarter on the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia. It contains a village of the same name, located at (14°02′N60°54′W). It was home to Amerindians, the Island Caribs, who settled there.

  • Saltibus, Saint Lucia

    Saltibus is located on southwestern side of the Island of Saint Lucia. It belongs to one of two of the 11 quarters, or sections of the island, which were sometimes called "districts", which is no longer under control of the British colonial governme…

  • Roseau Valley

    The Roseau Valley in St. Lucia is home to the island's largest banana plantation. The Roseau River runs through the valley and enters the sea at Roseau Bay.

  • Mindoo Phillip Park

    Mindoo Phillip Park is a multipurpose stadium located in Marchand, Castries, Saint Lucia. It is a training and competition venue for cricket, football, rugby and track and field, among other sports.

  • Dame de Traversay

    Dame de Traversay is a town on the island of Saint Lucia in the Anse la Raye Quarter; it is located towards the heart of the island, just below Durandeau.

  • Piaye

    Piaye is a community on the island of Saint Lucia; it is located on the southern coast, near Balembouche and Bongaloin the constituency of Choiseul, and shares its name with a nearby river. This community started as a small settlement of workers who…

  • Soufrière River

    The Soufrière river (French la Soufrière) is a river on the island of Saint Lucia. The French term "Soufrière" is a generic one referring to "Sulphury" volcanic peaks called La Soufrière or Soufrière Hills on each of St. Vincent, St.