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Map of Dennery district in Saint Lucia
|Basic information about Dennery|
|Dennery is both a quarter and a town on the east (windward) coast of the island nation of Saint Lucia. The main economic activities are fishing, and the cultivation of lima beans, bananas, and other tropical fruit. The population of the quarter was estimated at 12,876 in 2002. Much of Dennery is in Mabouya Valley which is made up of Derniere Riviere, Au Leon, Despinoze, Gadette, Grand Riviere, Grand Ravine, La Ressource, Richfond and other surrounding areas; and Frigate Island Nature Reserve is offshore a few kilometers to the south of the town. The quarter of Dennery is divided into two electoral constituencies, Dennery North and Dennery South. The Dennery North electoral seat is currently held by the Honourable Shawn Edward of the Saint Lucia Labour Party whilst the Dennery South electoral seat is held by the Honourable Edmund Estephan of the United Workers Party after the elections held in November, 2011. The Dennery village hosts a weekly event every Saturday from 4:00pm to 2:00am known as the Dennery Fish Fiesta which is a great place for both tourists and locals to sample various local cuisine based primarily on seafood especially fish. During the Lenten season the activity is usually closed.|