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Belongs to the Windward Islands • 27 miles long, 14 miles wide • surface 610 km² located at 60-61° West longitude and 13-14° North latitude • population approximately 160.000 • independent from Britain since 1979 • member of the Commonwealth • official currency East Caribbean dollar (EC) • tied to the US dollar at 1 $US = 2.69 EC• 2 airports: Hewanorra in the south (UVF), George Charles airport (STL) in the capital Castries • temperature: coolest nights 21° C /70° F, warmest days 30° C/86° F • water safe to drink • no inoculations required • constant cooling trade winds • Creole kitchen • English and Patois spoken (St. Lucia has changed hands 12 times between France and the UK).

St. Lucia offers a wide range of experiences. Whether you want to zip-wire through the rainforest, mountain-bike, hike, dive, relax in a spa or on a stunning beach or savour the local treats or eat in a top quality restaurant, it's all there. St Lucia also has a rich history, culture and heritage. For more information visit: