Castries

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Castries
City
View of the port of Castries
Castries
Semboyan: Statio Haud Malefida Carinis  ("A Safe Harbour for Ships")[1]
Map of Castries Quarter, the district containing the city of Castries
The Quarter of Castries, showing Castries city (red dot)
Koordinat: 14°01′N 60°59′W / 14.017°N 60.983°W / 14.017; -60.983
Country Saint Lucia
QuarterCastries Quarter
Founded1650 as "Carenage"
Renamed1756 as "Castries"
Pendirithe French
Asal namaCharles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix, marquis de Castries
Pemerintahan
 • Governing bodyCastries City Council
Luas
 • Total79 km2 (30,5 sq mi)
Ketinggian[2]2 m (6,56 ft)
Penduduk (2001)
 • Total61.341
 • KepadatanBad rounding here780/km2 (Bad rounding here200/sq mi)
 • Estimate 2004[3]67.000
Zona waktuEastern Caribbean Time Zone (ECT) (UTC-4)
Kode wilayah758
HDI (2006)0.814 – high

Castries adalah ibu kota negara Saint Lucia. Penduduknya berjumlah 12.900 jiwa (2005).

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