St. Lucia first inhabitants were the Arawak Indians, who have setteled on the island around 200 AD. They first name the island "Iounalao", which means "Land of the Iguanas" because of the fact that there were many iguanas on the island. There were other caribs who setteld on the island, which replaced the Arawaks. They gave the island its second name called "Hiwanaran" and then it was later changed to "Hewanorra, which is now the name of there International Airport today in Viex Fort. The Caribs were then followed by the Europeans, which settled on the island around 1502. During this time Spain had already arrived and were exploring the island also. The English, Dutch and the French all tried to occupy trading spots on the island, but they faced many conflicts with other Caribs, including among themselves. Between the 17th and 18th century the island was constantly being fought between the English and the French because negiotations, treaties and bargains. In 1796 the city of Castries was burned down because of the contuining war between the French and British, but in the end the British won the war and they officially kept the island until St. Lucia had gotten there full independence in 1979. Before the island recieve it's full independence, in 1924 they recieve there own form of government with electing members and nominating legislatives.
St. Lucia langauge today is English, but Creole is spoken more often. The island has a mixed race of ethnicities, such as Indian, European and African descent. It's religion today is Roman Catholic, Seventh Day Adentisits and Prostant denominations. The most places visited on the island is the city of Castries, Pigeon island national park, Malgretout waterfall, Marigot Bay, and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. St. Lucia natural resources are minerals,the forests and the agriculture includes coconut, citruis fruits, and bananas.
The St. Lucian flag represents:
Blue - is the carribean sea.
Triangeles- symbolizes the famous twin mountians the Pitons.