According to ALLCITYCODES.COM, Saint Lucia is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea with a population of approximately 180,000 people. It is divided into 10 administrative districts, each of which has its own two-digit area code. The main area code for Saint Lucia is 758, which covers the capital city of Castries and most of the country’s population centers. Other cities in Saint Lucia may have different area codes but all begin with 758. For example, Vieux Fort has an area code of 758-454 while Soufriere has an area code of 758-459. In addition to the two-digit area code, each Saint Lucia phone number also contains a three-digit prefix that indicates the city or town from which the call was made. For example, if someone in Castries dials 758-454-1234, the 454 indicates that the call was made from Vieux Fort while 758 identifies it as being located in Saint Lucia. Other major cities such as Soufriere (758-459) also have their own unique three digit prefixes within their respective two digit area codes. In addition to these major cities, there are many smaller towns and villages throughout Saint Lucia that also have their own unique two digit area codes. For example, Anse La Raye has an area code of 758-455 while Dennery has an area code of 758-456. Similarly, Laborie has an area code of 758-457 while Choiseul has an area code of 758-458. Each region’s administrative center also typically has its own unique three digit prefix within its respective two digit area code; for example, the administrative center of Anse La Raye has a three digit prefix of 455 within its758455 two digit area code. Saint Lucia is a parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy with a government based on the Westminster model. The country is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, and the Queen of England is its head of state, represented by a Governor-General. Executive power rests with the Prime Minister and his Cabinet, who are responsible to the unicameral House of Assembly. The House consists of 17 members elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms. There is also an 11-member Senate appointed by the Governor-General, as well as an Opposition Leader appointed by the Prime Minister. Saint Lucia has two major political parties – the United Workers Party (UWP) and the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). The UWP currently holds 11 seats in Parliament, while SLP holds 6 seats. Both parties have their own programs for economic development, health care reform and education reform. In recent years, Saint Lucia has seen an increase in voter turnout for elections as citizens become increasingly engaged in politics and express their opinions through their votes. PROEXCHANGERATES: Features public policy of St. Lucia.