Where is Saint Pierre and Miquelon?

Located in Northern North America, Saint Pierre and Miquelon is an island nation.The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a North American country covering 242.00 km2. The area includes eight small islands in the Saint Pierre and the Miquelon groups. This makes it the 29th smallest region in the world and about 11 times smaller than Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 46 50 N, 56 20 W and Saint-Pierre is the capital city.

Its ISO code is PM.

Geography

Saint Pierre and Miquelon has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level. Its lowest elevation is Atlantic Ocean. Its highest elevation is Morne de la Grande Montagne which is 240m above tall.

It has a tropical climate with little to no temperature variation and a rainy season from May to October. Its terrain is mostly made up of barren rock.

Population

Saint Pierre and Miquelon has a population of 5,595 making it the 226th largest in the world. The majority of the population is found on Saint Pierre Island.

French is the official language. The majority of the population is reported as Basques and Bretons. The majority of the population is Roman Catholic.

The dialing code for the country is 508.

Government

It is a territorial collectivity of France. Its constitution was last ratified in 1958.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Saint Pierre and Miquelon's GDP is $215,300,000.00 (USD) with $34,900.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 217th largest economy and its citizens the 51st richest in the world. The currency of Saint Pierre and Miquelon is the Euro (EUR). Its main exports are fish and fish products, soybeans, animal feed, mollusks, and fox. Its major imports include meat, clothing, fuel, and electrical equipment.

This page was last modified on September 6th, 2017