Castries

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Castries

(kästrē`, käs`trēs), town (1991 pop. 11,147; 1991 metropolitan area pop. 51,994), capital and commercial center of Saint LuciaSaint Lucia
, island nation (2005 est. pop. 166,000), 238 sq mi (616 sq km), West Indies, one of the Windward Islands. The capital is Castries. Morne Gimie (3,145 ft/959 m high) and the twin pyramidal cones known as the Pitons are the most imposing landmarks.
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. Its excellent landlocked harbor is one of the best in the West Indies. Castries was founded by the French in 1650. The secretariat for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is located there.

Castries

the capital and chief port of St Lucia. Pop.: 14 000 (2005 est.)
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Details: Project Management Unit, OECS Solid & Ship-Generated Waste Management Project, PO Box 1383, The Morne, Castries, St.