Micoud, Saint Lucia
Political map of St Lucia showing location of Micoud
|Founded by||The French|
|Named for||Baron de Micoud, governor of Saint Lucia|
|• Governing body||Micoud Village Council|
|Elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|• Total||16,620 (Micoud District)|
|Time zone||Eastern Caribbean Time Zone (ECT) (UTC-4)|
Micoud is a village of around 2,700 inhabitants on the south-east coast of Saint Lucia. It was named after Baron de Micoud, who was the French governor of Saint Lucia in the 18th Century.
More recently it has been known as the home town and constituency seat of Sir John Compton, who was the Premier of Saint Lucia from 1967 to 1979, then Prime Minister in 1979, and 1982 to 1996 and 2006 to 2007.
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