Castries, population 20,000, aggl. 53,639, is the capital and largest city of , an island country in the . The quarter with the same name had a population of 70,000 on 22 May 2013 and stretches over an area of 80 km.

Landmarks in the Area

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

Derek Walcott Square is a public square and park located in central , .

Retail area
The Castries Market and Vendor's Arcade is the largest open-air market in , . Photo: Gene93k, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Monchy is a town in ; it is located near the northern end of the island about 4 kilometres from . is situated 5 miles northeast of Castries. Photo: Gene93k, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gros Islet is a community near the northern tip of the island country of . is situated 5 miles northeast of Castries. Photo: Lii, Public domain.

Au Tabor is a town on the island of ; it is located on the western coast, just above . is situated 6 miles southwest of Castries.


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