Castries Quarter

Saint Lucia

Region

settlement
GeoPoint: 13.9881 , -60.9736  
CountrySaint Lucia
Population80.6k

About Castries Quarter

Castries Quarter is one of eleven Quarters on the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia. According to the 2012 census, the population of the Quarter was 80,573, having shown a slow but steady increase over the past ten years. The capital of Saint Lucia, the city of Castries, is located in this Quarter. During the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival, the city of Castries plays host to several stages. Castries is a port city. Shoppers flock to the city's dozens of stores and to Castries Market for fruits, vegetables and handicrafts. Sightseers admire murals painted by a local artist inside Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and relax in Derek Walcott Square, named for the St. Lucian Nobel Prize–winning poet. Atop Morne Fortune (Hill of Good Luck) – where the French and English battled over control of the island – visitors take in panoramic vistas. Castries is home to some of the most popular resorts on island, including The BodyHoliday LeSport, Rendezvous Couples Resort, Windjammer Landing, Sandals Resorts, and more.

Region Types

administrative districtdistrictsettlementsubdivision

Translations

castries (dystrykt) (pl)castries (kvarter) (sv)castries (kwartier) (nl)castries (quarter) (de)district de castries (fr)distrito de castries (es)kuarter castries (in)quartiere di castries (it)кастри (приход) (ru)캐스트리스 구 (ko)卡斯特里區 (zh)

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Area Info

  • Country: Saint Lucia
  • Population Info

    • Population: 80.6k inhabitants

    Sources: DBpedia
     — Date merged: 7/19/2021, 11:52:47 AM