Saint Martin

Saint Martin Fast Facts

Saint Martin facts
  • Name:
    St. Martin:
    is an overseas collectivity of France
    Sint Maarten: is a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Capital Cities:
    St. Martin: Marigot
    Sint Maarten: Philipsburg
  • Population (entire island): 31,264 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency:
    St. Martin:
    Sint Maarten: Netherlands Antilles guilder
    Note: U.S, Dollar widely accepted
    (conversion rates)

    Twenty Euros

    netherlands antilles florin
    100 Netherlands Antillean Guilders
  • Ethnicity: creole (mulatto), black, Guadeloupe Mestizo (French-East Asia), white, East Indian
  • GDP total:
    St. Martin: unknown
    Sint Maarten: $794.7 million (2010 est.)
  • GDP per capita:
    St. Martin: unknown
    Sint Maarten: $15,400 (2010 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language:
    St. Martin:
    French, English
    Sint Maarten: Dutch, English
  • Largest Cities: (by population)
    St. Martin: Marigot
    Sint Maarten: Cul de Sac, Philipsburg
  • Name: Christopher Columbus (on his second voyage to the New World) spotted the island in 1493, on the feast day of Saint Martin of Tours
  • National Day:
    St. Martin:
    July 14
    Sint Maarten: April 30
  • Religion:
    St. Martin:
    Sint Maarten: Catholic, Protestant, others
  • Symbols