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Saint Martin

General Facts

Area: 53.2 km2 (33 sq miles)

Capital City: Marigot

Population: 33,609 (2011 census - Entire Island)

Official Languages: French

Boarding Countries: Sint Maarten

Coastline: 58.9 km (36 miles- Entire Island)

Currency: Euro (EUR), but the US Dollar is widely accepted

Government: Territorial Council


The climate in Sint Maarten is tropical, hot and sunny all year round: the daily average temperature goes from 25 degrees Celsius (77 °F) in the period from January to March, to 28 °C (82 °F) from June to October. The night temperature rarely drops below 20 °C (68 °F), while sometimes it can touch 35/37 °C (95/99 °F) during the day, from June to November. In the hottest period there's a muggy heat, though the breeze relieves it a little.

Largest Cities/Towns: 

1. Marigot (5,700)

2. Grand-Case (1,000)

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