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Map of Laborie district in Saint Lucia

Basic information about Laborie
Laborie is a Quarter – an administrative division inherited from the former French colonial regime (from French: quartiers) – on the Caribbean island-nation of Saint Lucia. According to the 2002 census, the population of the Quarter was 7,414 people. The village of Laborie is located about 27 km south of Castries, the nation's capital.
Cities, towns & villages in Laborie
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LaborieLaborie is a village on the south coast of Saint Lucia. It was originally called l'Islet a Caret after the Loggerhead sea turtles that were found in the area. The name Laborie is named after Baron de Laborie who was the French governor of Saint Lucia from 1784-1789. At that time the village had a population of 712. The French introduced large estates to the island and after the British took control of the island in 1814, many French landowners remained on their estates. In 1907, the 18th Century church was replaced by a larger church which opened in 1914. Show Laborieon the map
PiayePiaye is a community on the island of Saint Lucia; it is located on the southern coast, near Balembouche and Bongaloin the constituency of Choiseul, and shares its name with a nearby river. This community started as a small settlement of workers who laboured on the Balembouche estate. In the post-Balembouche period Piaye transformed into a community of fishermen, subsistence farmers and producers of hand-crushed aggregate for the construction industry. Show Piayeon the map
BalemboucheBalembouche (also called Balenbouche) is the name of an original 18th century sugar plantation, now a guesthouse and heritage site, on the island of Saint Lucia It is located on the southern side, near Bongalo and Piaye. www.balenbouche.com Show Balemboucheon the map
BongaloBongalo is a town on the island of Saint Lucia; it is located on the southern coast, near Balembouche and Piaye. Show Bongaloon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Laborie
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LaborieLaborie is a Quarter – an administrative division inherited from the former French colonial regime (from French: quartiers) – on the Caribbean island-nation of Saint Lucia. According to the 2002 census, the population of the Quarter was 7,414 people. The village of Laborie is located about 27 km south of Castries, the nation's capital.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Laborie
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Balembouche RiverThe Balembouche River is a river on the island of Saint Lucia.Show on map
Piaye RiverThe Piaye River is a river on the island of Saint Lucia.Show on map