Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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Saint-Pierre
Aerial view of Saint-Pierre
Aerial view of Saint-Pierre
Flag of Saint-Pierre
Coat of arms of Saint-Pierre
Saint Pierre and Miquelon map.gif
Location of Saint-Pierre
Coordinates: 46°46′40″N 56°10′40″W / 46.7778°N 56.1778°W / 46.7778; -56.1778Coordinates: 46°46′40″N 56°10′40″W / 46.7778°N 56.1778°W / 46.7778; -56.1778
CountryFrance
Overseas collectivitySaint Pierre and Miquelon
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Yannick Cambray
Area
1
25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
5,394
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−03:00
 • Summer (DST)UTC−02:00
INSEE/Postal code
97502 /97500
Elevation0–207 m (0–679 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Pierre is the capital of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France). It is close to the coast of the Canadian island of Newfoundland.

Name[change | change source]

Saint-Pierre is named after Saint Peter. He is one of the patron saints of fishermen.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2019, INSEE
  2. "Saint Pierre and Miquelon", The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency, 2022-05-10, retrieved 2022-05-18