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View o the port o Castries
Motto(s): Statio Haud Malefida Carinis  ("A Safe Harbour for Ships")[1]
Cairt o Castries Quarter, the destrict conteenin the ceety o Castries
The Quarter o Castries, shawin Castries ceety (reid dot)
Coordinates: 14°01′N 60°59′W / 14.017°N 60.983°W / 14.017; -60.983Coordinates: 14°01′N 60°59′W / 14.017°N 60.983°W / 14.017; -60.983
Kintra  Saunt Lucia
Quarter Castries Quarter
Foondit 1650 as "Carenage"
Renamed 1756 as "Castries"
Foondit bi the French
Named for Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix, marquis de Castries
 • Govrenin bouk Castries Ceety Cooncil
 • Total 79 km2 (30.5 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 2 m (6.56 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Tot 70,000
 • Density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone Eastren Caribbean Time Zone (ECT) (UTC-4)
Aurie code(s) 758
HDI (2006) 0.814 – heich

Castries, population 20,000, aggl. 53,639, is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Saunt Lucia, a kintra in the Caribbean.

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