What is the Latitude and Longitude on Saint Lucia?
Latitude of Saint Lucia is:13.8833 and Longitude of Saint Lucia is: -61.1333
An independent state of the Commonwealth of Nations, Saint Lucia had been a major bone of contention between England and France in the 17th century, who fought over it as many as 14 times. It is an island nation located in the eastern Caribbean waters. It is a part of Lesser Antilles. Saint Lucia is also famous for being a birthplace of two famous Nobel Laureates, Derek Walcott and Arthur Lewis.
Located at the geographical coordinates of 13.8833 North and 61.1333 West, Saint Lucia is spread over an area of 616 square kilometres. According to 2009 census, the population of 173,765 makes it the 41st most densely populated country in the world followed by Virgin Islands of United States. Saint Lucia lies in the neighbourhood of Martinique at its south, northwest of Barbados and northeast of Saint Vincent. Castries is the capital and the largest city of the island.
The islands of Saint Lucia have a mountainous geography and these islands are of volcanic origin. Mount Gimie is the most elevated peak in the island at a height of 3120 feet. The mountain of Piton is decorated with beautiful landscapes making it one of the famous landmarks of the island.
Economy of the island is characterized by the tourism industry. There has been a considerable development in the cities of Saint Lucia over the past decade, attracting an even more number of tourists to the island.
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