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St. Lucia

Capital :Castries

Land Area : 616 sq km

Head of Government : Prime Minister The Hon Dr Kenny Anthony (since 24 May 1997)

Population :166,312 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :English (official), French patois

Major Religion(s) : Roman Catholic 67.5%, Seventh Day Adventist 8.5%, Pentecostal 5.7%, Anglican 2%, Evangelical 2%, other Christian 5.1%, Rastafarian 2.1%, other 1.1%, unspecified 1.5%, none 4.5% (2001 census)

Date of Joining : 1979

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