Castries

Castries <<ka STREE or KAHS timber>> is the capital and largest metropolis of Saint Lucia. St. Lucia is an island nation within the Caribbean Sea. Castries borders a nicely protected harbor in northwestern St. Lucia. It has a busy port. The port handles most of St. Lucia’s commerce. It additionally serves cruise ships.

Fires in 1948 and 1951 destroyed most of the metropolis’s buildings, which have been picket. Right now, trendy glass and concrete buildings line the streets of the town’s enterprise and authorities district.

French settlers based Castries in 1651. Management of St. Lucia modified many occasions between the British and French from the 1600’s to 1814. The UK ruled the island from 1814 to 1979. St. Lucia turned an unbiased nation in 1979.

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