Where is Sint Maarten?

Located in the Caribbean, Sint Maarten has a 16.00 km border with Saint Martin (France. It has a 59.00 km coastline.

Sint Maarten is a North American country covering 34.00 km2. The area is only the Dutch part of Saint Martin. and about 50 times smaller than Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 18 4 N, 63 4 W and Philipsburg is the capital city.

Christopher Columbus named Sint Maarten for Saint Martin of Tours.

Its ISO code is SX.


Sint Maarten has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

It has a temperate climate with cool summers and humid winters. Its terrain is low and hilly with volcanic origin.


Sint Maarten has a population of 41,486 making it the 211th largest in the world. The majority of the population lives north of Philipsburg.

English is the official language and the most widely spoken, followed by Spanish and Creole. Dutch is also an official language. The majority of the population is Protestant Christian.

The dialing code for the country is 599.


It is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Its constitution was last ratified in 2010.


Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Sint Maarten's GDP is $365,800,000.00 (USD) with $66,800.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 213th largest economy and its citizens the 14th richest in the world. The currency of Sint Maarten is the Guilder (ANG).

This page was last modified on December 16th, 2017