St Lucia is situated in the Caribbean Sea in the east side; this island is the second biggest of the windward island. This island was established due to the volcanic activity, it is 23 km wide and 43 km long. In these islands different exotic plants grow in the awesome rainforests of island and you will find orchids as well. Now it is involved in the bananas export, cacao, clothing, coconuts and vegetables as well
This island contained the cultivation of sugarcane which was replaced by sugar cane cultivation on the mid of 1960s. This island has a very strong tourism and has fishing industry as well which is the strength of this place.
This island has some facts which you should know about it. The neighbors of St Lucia are Martinique which is towards the north, towards the south the St Vincent. It remains the temperature around 27 degree around the year. This Island has divided into the 11 quarters contains the population of 170,000. The literacy rate about this place is 67 percent. The national currency of this island is east Caribbean dollar. Parrot is the St Lucia which you can find in the native islands. Parrot is their national bird and its name is AmazonasVesicular. St Lucia was surrendered to UK and then it came in the British rule.The island became self-governing in thee affairs internal on 1st march in year 1967.
The national anthem of St Lucia is the sons and daughters which were penned by Charles Jesse and the music was given by LeptonFelix. In the sports it has not so much contributions. The biggest of St Lucia around 6 athletes in year 1996, this island it has no Olympic meals. The name of this island was inspired by the St Lucy who was a Christian Martyr in Sicily who was died around 310 AD.