St Lucia is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. It is situated northeast of the island of Saint Vincent, south of Martinique and northwest of Barbados. It covers land areas about 617 km2 and contains the population of about 174,000 in the year 2010. Castries is its capital.IF we talk about the St Lucian history St Lucy was a Christian Marty in Sicily who died around 310 AD. It is believed that she converted to Christianity after an angel appeared to her. She has dedicated her integrity to God and was attacked by the Romans by the man she was engaged to. By French Colonizers in the 17th century the island of St Lucia was given its name. She changed hands between the British and French 14 times in the 17th and 18th centuries.
In the common belief that December 13 was the date of the winter solstice and wrote a night upon S.Lucy Day Being the shortest day. It contains the population of only 176,00 and St Lucian has won two noble prices in the economics by Arthur Lewis and in literature by Derek Walcott but the highest rate of Nobel prizes only the Faroe island have. This St Lucia has won no medals in Olympics. In the year 1996 Atlanta, its largest team was six athletes. The national bird of the St Lucia is Parrot or Jacquot which is only belongs to it.Saint Lucia island celebrates Independence Day with a public holiday. Their representative government came into being in the year 1924. This island was a member of the Federation of the West Indies from the year 1958 to 1962. It became an independent state of the Common wealth of Nations associated with the United Kingdom. This island has a legal system which is based on the English common law. St Lucia was also known as the Helen of the West Indies.
Over all this island is not so big but the people love and respect each other for tourism this is a very good place to visit.St Lucia beach is very beautiful with clean water and white sand.
Diving and surfing are two major activities at St Lucia.