St. Lucia



Situated in Caribbean Sea on latitude 14 degrees north and longitude 61 degrees west. One of Windward Islands in south part of Lesser Antilles chain. Mountainous, volcanic in formation, with hot sulphurous springs. Fertile, intersected by many short rivers.


Name: St. Lucia
Location: Caribbean
Status: UN Member
Capital City: Castries
Population: 141,000
Area [sq.km]:620
Languages: English, French Patois
Religions: Roman Catholic

National Anthem:
Sons and daughters of St. Lucia,
Love the land that gave us birth,
Land of beaches, hills and valleys,
Fairest isle of all the earth.
Wheresoever you may roam,
Love, oh love your island home.
Gone the times when nations battled
For this 'Helen of the West,
Gone the days when strife and discord
Dimmed her children's toil and rest.
Dawns at last a brighter day,
Stretches out a glad new way.
May the good Lord bless our island,
Guard her sons from woe and harm!
May our people live united,
Strong in soul and strong in arm!
Justice, Truth and Charity,
Our ideal for ever be!


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