Gros Islet

Gros Islet is a community near the northern tip of the island country of . Originally a quiet fishing village, it has gone on to become one of the more popular tourist destinations in the country.Settled by the Carib, the area was first identified as Gros Islet in a map from 1717.

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University
American International Medical University is an offshore medical school located on the Caribbean island of St.

Stadium
The Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, previously the Beausejour Cricket Ground, is a cricket ground located near , standard seating capacity of 15,000. is situated 1½ miles southeast of Gros Islet. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

School
Castries Comprehensive Secondary School is a secondary school located in Vide Bouteille, , . is situated 4 miles southwest of Gros Islet.

Strait
Saint Lucia Channel is a strait in the that separates French island , to the north, and , in the south. is situated 5 miles north of Gros Islet.

Localities in the Area

Hamlet
Cas-en-Bas is a settlement in ; it is located in the northern part of the island. is situated 1 mile east of Gros Islet.

Village
Monchy is a town in ; it is located near the northern end of the island about 4 kilometres from . is situated 2½ miles southeast of Gros Islet. Photo: Gene93k, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
Castries, population 20,000, aggl. 53,639, is the capital and largest city of , an island country in the . is situated 5 miles southwest of Gros Islet. Photo: UpstateNYer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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