Micoud District

Micoud District is one of 10 districts (formerly called quarters) of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia The seat of this district is the town of Micoud inside this district. According to the 2002 census, the population of the district was 16,143 people. The final 2010 Census recorded a population of 16,284 in Micoud District.[1][2][3] A former quarter, Praslin Quarter, was merged into Micoud Quarter. It was not enumerated separately in the 2010 Census. The 2001 Census shows Praslin as part of Micoud District.[4][5]

Micoud District
Coordinates: 13°49′N 60°54′WTown of Micoud
CountrySt. Lucia
Area
  Total112.1 km2 (43.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
  Total16,284
  Density145/km2 (376/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2:LC
LC-08

The Micoud District is divided into two electoral constituencies represented in the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia. The electoral constituencies has been represented since July 2021 by Jeremiah Norbert (Micoud North) and Allen Chastanet (Micoud South) as Parliamentary Representatives. The district elected their representatives during the countries recent general election.[6][7]

Current Representative for Micoud South - Allen Chastanet

Government

Current Representative for Micoud North- Jeremiah Norbert

The Micoud District is divided into two electoral constituencies represented in the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia. The electoral constituencies has been represented since July 2021 by Jeremiah Norbert (Micoud North) and Allen Chastanet (Micoud South) as Parliamentary Representatives. The district elected their representatives during the countries recent general election.[6][7]

Locations in Micoud District

Micoud District is divided into 69 second-order administrative divisions.[3]

Estates

The following estates are within the Micoud District:[3]

Towns

The following populated places are towns within Micoud District:[3]

Nature reserves

There are three forest or nature reserves within Micoud District:[3]

Islands and mountains

There are three significant islands and three significant mountains within Micoud District:[3]

Notable people

The following notable people were from the Micoud District:

  • Sesenne (1914-2010), singer and cultural icon
  • Daren Sammy, former West Indies cricketer

See also

References

  1. "Map of Micoud District" (PDF). Government of Saint Lucia. Retrieved August 15, 2021.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-11-24. Retrieved 2005-09-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Micoud". GeoNames. Retrieved August 15, 2021.
  4. "2001 Census" (PDF). Government of Saint Lucia. Retrieved August 11, 2021.
  5. "Saint Lucia 2010 Census". Government of Saint Lucia. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  6. "SLP Wins Landslide Victory In Saint Lucia Elections". St. Lucia Times News. 2021-07-27. Retrieved 2021-08-18.
  7. "Constituences". Saint Lucia Electoral Department. Retrieved 2021-08-18.
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