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Castries (Saint Lucia)

LC control no.n 83227629
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingCastries (Saint Lucia)
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Geographic subdivision usageSaint Lucia--Castries
Variant(s)Castries, St. Lucia
Kastris (Saint Lucia)
Горад Кастры (Saint Lucia)
Horad Kastry (Saint Lucia)
Кастры (Saint Lucia)
Kastry (Saint Lucia)
Кастрийс (Saint Lucia)
Kastriĭs (Saint Lucia)
Κάστρις (Saint Lucia)
Kastrizo (Saint Lucia)
Kastrys (Saint Lucia)
Kastri (Saint Lucia)
Кастри (Saint Lucia)
カストリーズ (Saint Lucia)
Kasutorīzu (Saint Lucia)
Кастрис (Saint Lucia)
Кастрі (Saint Lucia)
卡斯特里 (Saint Lucia)
Kasiteli (Saint Lucia)
Port Castries (Saint Lucia)
Beginning date1756
Associated countrySaint Lucia
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inGreat Britain. Directorate of Overseas Surveys. Saint Lucia tourist map, scale 1:50,000 (subj.) map recto (Castries)
LC data base, 8/2/83 (hdg.: Castries, St. Lucia)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 14°00ʹ00ʺN 061°00ʹ00ʺW)
Wikipedia, July 31, 2015 (Castries; the capital and largest city of Saint Lucia; founded by the French in 1650 as "Carénage" (meaning "safe anchorage") when St. Lucia was purchased by Jacques Dyel du Parquet, the governor of Martinique. It was renamed in 1756 after Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix, marquis de Castries; 14°01ʹN 60°59ʹW) Azerbaijani page (Kastris [in roman]) Belarusian page (Горад Кастры = Horad Kastry; Кастры = Kastry) Bulgarian page (Кастрийс = Kastriĭs) Greek page (Κάστρις = Kastris) Esperanto page (Kastrizo) Western Frisian page (Kastrys) Haitian page (Kastri) Latvian page (Kastri) Lithuanian page (Kastris) Macedonian page (Кастри = Kastri) Japanese page (カストリーズ = Kasutorīzu) Sakha page (Кастрис = Kastris) Ukrainian page (Кастрі = Kastri) Chinese page (卡斯特里 = Kasiteli)
GEOnet names server, July 31, 2015 (Castries; variant: Port Castries; Saint Lucia, first-order administrative division: Castries; 14°00ʹ33ʺN, 060°59ʹ22ʺW (14.009217, -60.989548); capital of a political entity)
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