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The wonderful country of St. Lucia is one of the most attractive tourist destinations among the Caribbean Islands

In 2006 it was estimated that the total Muslim population of St. Lucia accounted to approximately 350, less than 1% of the population of the country. Most of the Muslims in St. Lucia are of Indian or African origin, and with the country being secular and providing freedom of religion, Muslims are free to practice Islam comfortably in St. Lucia.

St. Lucia Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Castries

GEOGRAPHY

It is a volcanic Island, situated in the eastern Caribbean Sea. You can see soft sandy beaches and magnificent natural harbors in a land area of 620 km2

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 0.17 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate is tropical, although it is moderated by northeast trade winds. The dry season is from December to May and a wet season from June to November. The average daytime temperatures are around 29 °C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

English is the official language. French Creole is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT -4 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: February 22nd
May Day: May 1st
Emancipation Day: August 1st
Christmas: December 25th
Boxing Day: December 26th

CURRENCY

East Caribbean Dollar

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/Fire: 999 or 911

 

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