Castries is the capital city of . Founded by the French in 1650, Castries now has a population of just over 11,000. Of itself, Castries doesn't have a huge amount to offer visitors, and it's usually just a place that you'll pass through on your way to the more obvious attractions of Saint Lucia.
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A , also referred to as a medical center, is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment. is situated 1½ miles southwest of Castries. Photo: Schekinov Alexey Victorovich, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the smaller of the two airports in , the other being . Photo: Zidane hadeed, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, located in , Castries, , is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Castries, currently Robert Rivas. Photo: Roitner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is located 2 km north of Castries, , running parallel and immediately adjacent to the . is situated 1 mile north of Castries.

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is one of the regions of the Caribbean island-nation . is situated 3 miles east of Castries.


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