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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Castries, Saint Lucia

 
Port of Castries, capital, Saint Lucia
Panorama of Castries, a port, largest city and capital of Saint Lucia, the island is a regular cruise ship stop.
Image: Matt H. Wade
 

About Castries

Saint Lucia Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing Castries, chief town, sea port, and the national capital of Saint Lucia, a mountainous, volcanic, tropical island in the Caribbean, between Martinique in north, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in south. The city is located at a natural harbor of the island's northwestern coast.


The town was founded by the French, they named it after Marquis de Castries, a French marshal who commanded the expeditionary force sent to St Lucia in 1756.

Today Castries has a population of 4,100 people living in the town and 22,000 in its urban area. Official language is English.

Brazil Street in Castries, Saint Lucia
Brazil Street in Castries, Saint Lucia.
Image: David Kirsch
Some Points of interest: Immaculate Conception Church (since 1999 a Minor Basilica), and the Central Library (completed in 1924), at Derek Walcott Square (formerly Columbus Square, a public square and park), Marigot Bay (laid-back), Vigie Beach (protected white sand beach), Pigeon Island national park (historic site with numerous forts), Morne Fortune (hill and vantage point), Castries Market (largest open-air market), Pointe Seraphine (Duty Free), Maria Islands Nature Reserve (by appointment only), La Toc Battery Fort (old British fort), National Library, the Pitons (Gros Piton and Petit Piton are a UNESCO World Heritage Site official website  )

The map shows a city map of Castries with expressways, main roads and streets, the location of Castries’ George F. L. Charles Airport, formerly Vigie Airport (IATA code: SLU) north of the city.
Zoom out to find the location of Hewanorra International Airport (IATA code: UVF), Saint Lucia’s international gateway, 56 km (35 mi) from Castries by road (via Micoud Highway) situated in the southeastern corner of the island.

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Local Time Saint Lucia:
Thursday-June-29  06:40  
UTC/GMT - 4 hours
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Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of Castries, Saint Lucia.
 
City Coordinates: 14°01′N 60°59′W
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External Links:
St. Lucia (official tourism website)
St. Lucia News
Local news.
Wikipedia: Castries 

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Other Cities (Islands) in the Caribbean:
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe), Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis), Bridgetown (Barbados), Castries (Saint Lucia), Charlotte Amalie (US Virgin Islands), Fort-de-France (Martinique), Hamilton (Bermuda), Havana (Cuba), Kingston (Jamaica), Kingstown (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), Nassau (Bahamas), Oranjestad (Aruba), Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Port-of-Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), Roseau (Dominica), Saint George's (Grenada), Saint John's (Antigua and Barbuda), Saint Martin (Sint Maarten), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), The Valley (Anguilla), Willemstad (Curaçao)
 

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