Saint Paul Capisterre

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Saint Paul Capisterre
Saint Paul Capisterre is located in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Paul Capisterre
Saint Paul Capisterre
Location in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Coordinates: 17°23′55″N 062°49′26″W / 17.39861°N 62.82389°W / 17.39861; -62.82389Coordinates: 17°23′55″N 062°49′26″W / 17.39861°N 62.82389°W / 17.39861; -62.82389
Country Saint Kitts and Nevis
Island Saint Kitts
Parish Saint Paul Capisterre

Saint Paul Capisterre (known locally as Saint Paul's) is a town in the parish of Saint Paul Capisterre on the island of Saint Kitts, and the largest village in the Capisterre region. The village was a major source of labour for the Saint Kitts sugar industry, in which most of the villagers were formerly employed. Following the closure of the industry, the village was hit with a large unemployment dilemma, though many employment programmes have been started by the government. Saint Paul's is home to the current prime minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Denzil Douglas, and was also home to former premier, Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw, who is the first national hero of Saint Kitts.

Its population is estimated at 1,196.