Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Pierre and Miquelon
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Motto: "A Mare Labor"
"From the Sea, Work"
Location of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
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Capital
and largest city
Saint-Pierre
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Official languagesFrench
Demonym(s)Saint-Pierrais
Miquelonnais
French
Sovereign stateFrance
GovernmentOverseas collectivity
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LegislatureTerritorial Council
Overseas collectivity of France
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Area
• Total
242 km2 (93 sq mi) (unranked)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• Jan. 2011 census
6,080[1]
• Density
25/km2 (64.7/sq mi) (188th)
GDP (PPP)2004 estimate
• Total
€161.131 million[2]
• Per capita
€26,073[2]
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)
Time zoneUTC−3
• Summer (DST)
UTC−2
observes North American DST
Driving sideright
Calling code+508
ISO 3166 codePM
Internet TLD.pm

Saint Pierre and Miquelon (French Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon) 46°47′N 56°12′W is a French overseas collectivity. It is made up of several small islands. Those islands are near the eastern coast of Canada. They are close to Newfoundland. It is the only territory left of the former colonial territory of New France.

Communes

The communes are:

Historically L'Île-aux-Marins was a separate commune. Then in 1945 it was added into the commune of Saint-Pierre.

In each commune there are settlements Miquelon, Miquelon-Langlade and Saint-Pierre, Saint-Pierre.

References

  1. INSEE, Government of France. "Populations légales 2011 pour les départements et les collectivités d'outre-mer" (in French). Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Evaluation du PIB 2004 de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon – janvier 2007" (PDF). p. 24. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 8 February 2013.

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