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Castries

Index Castries

Castries, population 20,000, aggl. [1]

37 relations: Area code 758, British High Commission, Capital city, Caribbean, Castries Quarter, Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Castries, Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix, City, Cruise ship, Derek Walcott, Derek Walcott Square, Duty-free shop, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Fort-de-France, French West India Company, George F. L. Charles Airport, German submarine U-161 (1941), Hewanorra International Airport, Hospital ship, Human Development Index, Land reclamation, List of diplomatic missions of France, List of Naval Ministers of France, Martinique, Ocean liner, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, Organization of American States, Overseas Containers, Quarters of Saint Lucia, RMS Lady Nelson, Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia, Taiwan, UTC−04:00, Vieux Fort Quarter, Vigie Beach, W. Arthur Lewis.

Area code 758

Area code 758 is the local telephone area code of Saint Lucia.

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British High Commission

The British High Commission is a British diplomatic mission, equivalent to an embassy, found in many former British colonies that are now members of the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Capital city

A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.

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Caribbean

The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Castries Quarter

Castries Quarter is one of eleven Quarters on the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia.

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Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Castries

The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, located in Derek Walcott Square, Castries, Saint Lucia, is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Castries, currently Robert Rivas.

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Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix

Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix de Castries, marquis de Castries, baron des États de Languedoc, comte de Charlus, baron de Castelnau et de Montjouvent, seigneur de Puylaurens et de Lézignan (25 February 1727, Paris – 11 January 1801, Wolfenbüttel) was a French marshal.

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City

A city is a large human settlement.

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Cruise ship

A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the ship's amenities, and sometimes the different destinations along the way (i.e., ports of call), are part of the experience.

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Derek Walcott

Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC (23 January 1930 – 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright.

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Derek Walcott Square

Derek Walcott Square (formerly Columbus Square) is a public square and park located in central Castries, Saint Lucia.

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Duty-free shop

Duty-free shops (or stores) are retail outlets that are exempt from the payment of certain local or national taxes and duties, on the requirement that the goods sold will be sold to travelers who will take them out of the country.

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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) is a superior court of record for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), including six independent states: Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and three British Overseas Territories (Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, and Montserrat).

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Fort-de-France

Fort-de-France is the capital of France's Caribbean overseas department of Martinique.

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French West India Company

The French West India Company (Compagnie française des Indes occidentales) was a French trading company founded in 1664 by Jean-Baptiste Colbert and dissolved in 1674.

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George F. L. Charles Airport

George F. L. Charles Airport (formerly Vigie Airport) is the smaller of the two airports in Saint Lucia, the other being Hewanorra International Airport.

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German submarine U-161 (1941)

German submarine U-161 was a Type IXC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine built for service during World War II.

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Hewanorra International Airport

Hewanorra International Airport, located near Vieux Fort Quarter, Saint Lucia, in the Caribbean, is the larger of Saint Lucia's two airports and is managed by the Saint Lucia Air and Seaports Authority (SLASPA).

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Hospital ship

A hospital ship is a ship designated for primary function as a floating medical treatment facility or hospital.

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Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

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Land reclamation

Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds.

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List of diplomatic missions of France

This is a list of diplomatic missions of France, excluding honorary consulates.

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List of Naval Ministers of France

One of France's Secretaries of State under the ancien régime was entrusted with control of the French Navy (Secretary of State of the Navy (France). In 1791, this title was changed to Minister of the Navy. Before January 1893, this position also had responsibility for France's colonies, and was usually known as Minister of the Navy and Colonies. In 1947 the naval ministry was absorbed into the Ministry of Defence and reports to the Prime Minister of France and the President of the French Republic at the Elysee Palace.

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Martinique

Martinique is an insular region of France located in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of and a population of 385,551 inhabitants as of January 2013.

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Ocean liner

An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans.

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Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is an inter-governmental organisation dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance between countries and dependencies in the Lesser Antilles in the Eastern Caribbean.

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Organization of American States

The Organization of American States (Organización de los Estados Americanos, Organização dos Estados Americanos, Organisation des États américains), or the OAS or OEA, is a continental organization that was founded on 30 April 1948, for the purposes of regional solidarity and cooperation among its member states.

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Overseas Containers

Overseas Containers Limited (OCL) was a container shipping company formed by a consortium of British shipping companies in 1965.

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Quarters of Saint Lucia

The island of Saint Lucia is divided into 11 quarters.

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RMS Lady Nelson

RMS Lady Nelson was a steam turbine ocean liner which served in passenger service from 1928 to 1968 and operated as wartime hospital ship from 1943 to 1945.

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Rodney Bay

Rodney Bay is a bay located in the Gros Islet quarter on the island of Saint Lucia.

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Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia (Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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UTC−04:00

UTC−04:00 is a time offset that subtracts 4 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Vieux Fort Quarter

Vieux Fort is located in the southern part of St. Lucia.

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Vigie Beach

Vigie Beach is located 2 km north of Castries, Saint Lucia, running parallel and immediately adjacent to the George F. L. Charles Airport.

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W. Arthur Lewis

Sir William Arthur Lewis (23 January 1915 – 15 June 1991) was a Saint Lucian economist well known for his contributions in the field of economic development.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castries

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