St. Lucia is 27 miles long, 14 miles wide and is 238 square miles or 616 square kilometers. That’s about 3.5 times the size of Washington.
St. Lucia’s highest mountain is Morne Gimie at 3118 ft or 950 m. Morne Fortune is the highest point above sea level at 900 ft.
While the official language of the island is English, most people speak a French Patois making the island unofficially bilingual.
St. Lucia’s population is estimated at 170,000. Saint Lucia’s population is predominantly of African and mixed African-European descent, with a small Indo-Caribbean minority (3%)
The official currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC) and it is tied to the US dollar. Recently $1.00US is approximately $2.67EC.
220 volts, 50 cycles AC (a few hotels are 110 volts, 60 cycles). Please verify with your accommodation. Most sockets are three 3 pin square plugs (UK standard) but some take 2 pin round plugs (American). Adaptors are generally available at the hotels.