Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Flag 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°47′N 56°10′W / 46.783°N 56.167°W / 46.783; -56.167
Official languagesFrench
Sovereign stateFrance
GovernmentOverseas collectivity
Emmanuel Macron
• Prefect
Henri Jean
Stéphane Artano
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 (%)
• Jan. 2011 census
• Density
25/km2 (64.7/sq mi) (188th)
GDP (PPP)2004 estimate
• Total
€161.131 million[2]
• Per capita
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)
Time zoneUTC−3
• Summer (DST)
observes North American DST
Driving sideright
Calling code+508
ISO 3166 codePM

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[change | change source]

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 | change source]

  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.

Other websites[change | change source]