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Saint Pierre and Miquelon

self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France

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.

Overseas Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Collectivité d'outre-mer de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon  (French)
Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Flag
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Coat of arms
Motto: "A Mare Labor"
"From the Sea, Work"
Location of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
StatusOverseas collectivity
Capital
and largest city
Saint-Pierre
46°49′30″N 56°16′30″W / 46.82500°N 56.27500°W / 46.82500; -56.27500Coordinates: 46°49′30″N 56°16′30″W / 46.82500°N 56.27500°W / 46.82500; -56.27500
Official languagesFrench
Demonym(s)Saint-Pierrais
Miquelonnais
Pierrian
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
Area
• Total
242 km2 (93 sq mi) (unranked)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• March 2016 census
6,008[1]
• Density
25/km2 (64.7/sq mi) (188th)
GDP (PPP)2004 estimate
• Total
€161.131 million[2]
• Per capita
€26,073[2]
CurrencyEuro (€)
unofficially: Canadian dollar ($) (EUR CAD)
Time zoneUTC−3
• Summer (DST)
UTC−2
observes North American DST
Driving sideright
Calling code+508
ISO 3166 codePM
Internet TLD.pm

CommunesEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. INSEE, Government of France. "Populations légales des collectivités d'outre-mer en 2016" (in French). 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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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