Capital: Castries

Population: 183,679 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (EC$)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Languages: French, Creole

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Black, Mixed, East Indian, and others

Largest Cities: Castries, Bisée, Vieux Fort

Main Sport: Cricket, Football

Political System: Parliamentary Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1-2)

Independence Day (February 22)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

Labour Day (May 1)

Whit Monday (May 16)

Corpus Christi (May 26)

Emancipation Day (August 1)

Thanksgiving Day (October 3)

National Day (December 13)

Christmas (December 25-27)

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