St Lucia Nature
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St Lucia Nature
North of St Lucia
Gros Islet - Rodney Bay
Castries
Marigot Bay
Anse la Raye
Canaries

South of St Lucia
Forest Reserve
Soufrière - Pitons
Sulphur Springs
Choiseul
Laborie
Vieux Fort
Micoud
Praslin
 
St Lucia
 

Welcome on this site of maps, webcams and pictures of Nature in St Lucia. Use the menu or click on the aeras on the map to get the pictures.

St Lucia is an island 44km long and 22km wide located north of the islands of Saint Vincent and and south of Martinique, in the eastern Caribbean Sea.
The island was first visited by Europeans in around 1500 and was first colonized by France who signed a treaty with the Caribbeans in 1660.
From 1663 to 1667 Great Britain took control of the island, then St Lucia switched between British and French fourteen times before 1814, when British finally took complete control.
In 1979, Saint Lucia became an independent state. The official language in Saint Lucia is English although French créole is commonly spoken.

St Lucia has a population of approx 152,000. Castries is the capital, with one third of the population of the island. Others major cities are Gros Islet, Soufrière and Vieux Fort.

The climate of St Lucia is tropical, moderated by northeast trade winds. The dry season extends from January to April and a the rainy season from May to December.
The average temperature varies from 25°C to 29°C.


 
Map of Saint Lucia
 Island map - SAINT LUCIA mail St Lucia Nature
Saint Lucia banner image : Wikipedia Matt H. Wade



 St Lucia informations and links

Official Web Site of the St. Lucia Tourist Board
St Lucia Star Online
Caribbean.com - St Lucia destination guide
St Lucia on Wikipedia
 

Pitons and Soufrière


St Lucia is a volcanic island and is more mountainous than most of other Caribbean islands. The higher mountain of the island is Mount Gimie, with 950 meters (3,120 ft).
The Pitons of Soufrière, Gros Piton and Petit Piton, are the island's most famous landmark.They are located south of Soufrière on the western side of the island.



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