Saint Pierre and Miquelon

self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France
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Saint Pierre and Miquelon (French: Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon) is a French overseas collectivity. It is made up of several small islands. They are close to Newfoundland on the eastern coast of Canada. It is the only remaining bit of the former French colonial empire territory of New France.

Overseas Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Collectivité d'outre-mer de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon  (French)
Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Coat of arms of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Coat of arms
Motto: "A Mare Labor"
"From the Sea, Work"
Location of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
StatusOverseas collectivity
and largest city
46°49′30″N 56°16′30″W / 46.82500°N 56.27500°W / 46.82500; -56.27500
Official languagesFrench
Sovereign stateFrance
GovernmentOverseas collectivity
Emmanuel Macron
• Prefect
Thierry Devimeux
Stéphane Lenormand
LegislatureTerritorial Council
Overseas collectivity of France
30 May 1814
27 October 1946
17 July 1976
11 June 1985
28 March 2003
• Total
242 km2 (93 sq mi) (unranked)
• Water (%)
• March 2016 census
• Density
25/km2 (64.7/sq mi) (188th)
GDP (PPP)2004 estimate
• Total
€161.131 million[2]
• Per capita
CurrencyEuro (€)
unofficially: Canadian dollar ($) (EUR CAD)
Time zoneUTC−3
• Summer (DST)
observes North American DST
Driving sideright
Calling code+508
ISO 3166 codePM

Communes change

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 change

  1. "Populations légales des collectivités d'outre-mer en 2016" (in French). INSEE. Retrieved 2019-08-30.
  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.

Other websites change