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About Saint Martin in detail
Where is Saint Martin?
Saint Martin, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 18 04 N 63 05 W otherwise in Central America and the Caribbean, in Caribbean, located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; French part of the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea; Saint Martin lies east of the US Virgin Islands.
What is the capital of Saint Martin?
The capital city of Saint Martin is: Marigot.
What is the time in Marigot?
It is 1 hour ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Marigot is: UTC-4.
What is the Internet code for Saint Martin?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Saint Martin is: .sx
What is the size of Saint Martin?
The territory of Saint Martin is total: 54.4 sq km; land: 54.4 sq km, water: NEGL.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Saint Martin is more than one-third the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Saint Martin, we can do that by covering the distance of total: 16 km.
What is the water coverage of Saint Martin?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Saint Martin is covered by water (see below), and this includes 58.9 km (for entire island) coastline.
What is the climate like in Saint Martin?
The climate of Saint Martin is temperature averages 27-29 degrees Celsius all year long: low humidity, gentle trade winds, brief, intense rain showers: hurricane season stretches from July to November.
Geographical data of Saint Martin
The elevation of Saint Martin; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Caribbean Ocean 0 m, highest point: Pic du Paradis 424 m.
The typical geographical details of Saint Martin include N/A.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Saint Martin is the island of Saint Martin is the smallest landmass in the world shared by two independent states, the French territory of Saint Martin and the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten.
Resources and land use of Saint Martin
The country’s main mined products are salt. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: N/A.
Population data of Saint Martin
The number of inhabitants of Saint Martin is 31,949 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that most of the population is found along the coast, with a largest concentrations around Marigot, Orleans, and Grand-Case.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: N/A.
Most of the population in Saint Martin is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Saint Martin
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Creole (mulatto), black, Guadeloupe Mestizo (French-East Asia), white, East Indian.
Spoken languages in Saint Martin
The spoken languages in Saint Martin are the following: French (official language), English, Dutch, French Patois, Spanish, Papiamento (dialect of Netherlands Antilles).
What are the most important religions in Saint Martin?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Roman Catholic, Jehovah's Witnesses, Protestant, Hindu.
Further population data of Saint Martin
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 26.38% (male 4,197 / female 4,232) 15-24 years: 10.43% (male 1,656 / female 1,676) 25-54 years: 46.87% (male 7,139 / female 7,836) 55-64 years: 8.67% (male 1,287 / female 1,483) 65 years and over: 7.65% (male 1,085 / female 1,358) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Saint Martin is N/A.
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Saint Martin the birth rate is N/A, the death rate N/A.
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Saint Martin the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Saint Martin, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Saint Martin are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Saint Martin
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; The economy of Saint Martin centers on tourism with 85% of the labor force engaged in this sector. Over one million visitors come to the island each year with most arriving through the Princess Juliana International Airport in Sint Maarten. No significant.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Saint Martin is $561.5 million (2005 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Saint Martin is N/A.
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Saint Martin this is $19,300 (2005 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Saint Martin produces?
The main agricultural products of Saint Martin are N/A.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, light industry and manufacturing, heavy industry. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, light industry and manufacturing, heavy industry.
Drinking water source in Saint Martin
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water N/A.
Average number of childbirth in Saint Martin
In Saint Martin the average number of childbirth is N/A.
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Saint Martin
The average age of the population is total: 32.3 years; male: 31.3 years, female: 33.2 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Saint Martin it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Saint Martin is N/A. It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see France.
Is Saint Martin a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Saint Martin
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Saint Martin density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Saint Martin the note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016).
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Saint Martin the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Saint Martin is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Saint Martin? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Saint Martin are subject to hurricanes from July to November.
More interesting facts about Saint Martin
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Although sighted by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1493 and claimed for Spain, it was the Dutch who occupied the island in 1631 and set about exploiting its salt deposits. The Spanish retook the island in 1633, but continued to be harassed by the Dutch. The Spanish finally relinquished Saint Martin to the French and Dutch, who divided it between themselves in 1648. Friction between the two sides caused the border to frequently fluctuate over the next two centuries, with the French eventually holding the greater portion of the island (about 57%). The cultivation of sugar cane introduced African slavery to the island in the late 18th century; the practice was not abolished until 1848. The island became a free port in 1939; the tourism industry was dramatically expanded during the 1970s and 1980s. In 2003, the populace of Saint Martin voted to secede from Guadeloupe and in 2007, the northern portion of the island became a French overseas collectivity. In 2010, the southern Dutch portion of the island became the independent nation of Sint Maarten within the Kingdom of the Netherlands..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Saint Martin: none (overseas collectivity of France).
The flag and other symbols of Saint Martin
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, the flag of France is used.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Saint Martin: brown pelican.
Constitution of Saint Martin
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Saint Martin?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Saint Martin is French civil law.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Saint Martin, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Territorial Council (23 seats; members directly elected by absolute majority vote to serve 5-year terms). Note: Saint Martin elects 1 member to the French Senate; election last held on 28 September 2014 (next to be held not later than September 2017); results - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - UMP 1; one seat (shared with Saint Barthelemy) was elected to the French National Assembly on 17 June 2012 (next to be held by June 2017); results - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - UMP 1elections: last held on 18 and 25 March 2012 (next to be held in July 2017)election results: percent of seats by party - RRR 34.1%, Team Daniel Gibbs 2012 32%, UPP 13.3%, Saint-Martin pour tous 9.4%, other 11.2%; seats by party - NA; second round, percent of seats by party - RRR 56.9%, Team Daniel Gibbs 43.1%; seats by party - RRR 17, Team Daniel Gibbs 6.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Saint Martin
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Saint Martin the labor force is 17,300 (2008 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Saint Martin is total: N/A, male: N/A, female: N/A - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Saint Martin is N/A.
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Saint Martin, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: N/A.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Saint Martin the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Saint Martin the people living under the poverty line is N/A.
About the budget and central governments debt of Saint Martin
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Saint Martin is; N/A. Taxes and other revenues are N/A.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Saint Martin is N/A.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Saint Martin
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: N/A and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Saint Martin
Saint Martin, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Saint Martin is: N/A. The total revenue of these activities: N/A.
The most important export partners of Saint Martin are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: crude petroleum, food, manufactured items, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Saint Martin
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Saint Martin, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is N/A.
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the N/A.
Telecommunication data of Saint Martin, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Saint Martin; fully integrated accessdomestic: direct dial capability with both fixed and wireless systemsinternational: country code - 590; undersea fiber-optic cable provides voice and data connectivity to Puerto Rico and Guadeloupe (2009).
Transport infrastructure in Saint Martin
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Saint Martin: 1 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Saint Martin: N/A.
The total length of the waterways in Saint Martin: N/A.
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Facts about Saint Martin
Name of the country: conventional long form: Overseas Collectivity of Saint Martin, conventional short form: Saint Martin, local long form: Collectivite d'outre mer de Saint-Martin, local short form: Saint-Martin, etymology: explorer Christopher COLUMBUS named the island after Saint MARTIN of Tours because the 11 November 1493 day of discovery was the saint's feast day.
|Abbrevation: Saint Martin||Geographic coordinates:
18 05 N, 63 57 W
|Location: Central America and the Caribbean|
|Capital of Saint Martin: Marigot||GPS of the Capital:
18 04 N 63 05 W
|Position: Caribbean, located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; French part of the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea; Saint Martin lies east of the US Virgin Islands|
|Land area: total: 54.4 sq km; land: 54.4 sq km, water: NEGL||Terrain: N/A
||Area comparative: more than one-third the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 31,949 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: N/A||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.04 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 0.99 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 0.99 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 0.91 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.87 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.81 male(s) / female, total population: 0.93 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: N/A||Imports: N/A||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: N/A||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: total: 32.3 years; male: 31.3 years, female: 33.2 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 1,100. Percent of population: 3.5% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): N/A||Telephones (mobile, cellular): N/A|
|Unemployment rate: N/A||Nationality: N/A||National holidays: Fete de la Federation, 14 July (1789)|
|Life expectancy at birth: N/A||Total fertility rate: N/A||Birthrate: N/A|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: French civil law||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: tourism, light industry and manufacturing, heavy industry||Industrial production growth rate: N/A||GDP real growth rate: N/A|
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