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Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Castries

  • Local time

    Local time

    14:47

  • Population

    Population

    160 922

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1-758

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ XCD (dollar)

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Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Castries

  • Local time

    Local time

    14:47

  • Population

    Population

    160 922

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1-758

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ XCD (dollar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 421

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.30 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    2 301mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    616 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    17%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    33%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    17%

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    black - 90 %
    mixed - 6 %
    East Indian - 3 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 68 %
    Seventh-Day Adventist - 9 %
    Seventh-Day Adventist - 9 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    English
    French patois

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    10.4 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    10.9%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    9 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, clothing, assembly of electronic components, beverages, corrugated cardboard boxes, lime processing, coconuts

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    bananas, coconuts, vegetables, citrus, root crops, cocoa

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    forests, sandy beaches, minerals (pumice), mineral springs, geothermal potential

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    forests, sandy beaches, minerals (pumice), mineral springs, geothermal potential

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    2%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    407kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    91 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    44

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What not to do when visiting Saint Lucia

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Don’t forget men often ”jam fists” and then tap their chest (over their heart) when greeting - this acts as a handshake. In a formal setting, men will shake hands.

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2/13
Marker Saint Lucia
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Don’t wear beachwear outside the beach or poolside.

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3/13
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Don’t wear camouflage clothing - it can be considered an offence.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Saint Lucia has the highest rate of Nobel prize winners per capita, despite only having two Nobel prize winners.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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5/13
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Don’t be afraid to bargain a bit - it’s accepted, but remain friendly and assertive.

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6/13
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Don't sit under a ripe coconut tree - better to be safe than sorry, falling coconuts kill 150 people each year.

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7/13
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Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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8/13
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Street & Behavioral

Don't dive or snorkel without a floating marker on water.

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9/13
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Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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10/13
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Don't forget to negotiate your taxi ride price before you take it.

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11/13
Marker Saint Lucia
Business & Communication

Don't forget the hurricane season takes place between June and November.

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12/13
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Don't really look for a deal - things are not that cheap in Caribbean.

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13/13
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Business & Communication

Don't forget coral-safe sunscreen - if you go to water excursions, some of them may not allow you to join without coral-safe sunscreen.

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