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Atlas of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

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Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

Français Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon - Collectivité d'outre mer de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon est depuis 1985, une collectivité territoriale à statut particulier, au sein de la République française et de l'Union européenne. Ce minuscule archipel est situé à l’est du Canada, à 25 km au sud de l’île et de la province de Terre-Neuve.

English Saint-Pierre and Miquelon - Overseas collectivity of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

Saint-Pierre and Miquelon is a French overseas community consisting of several small islands off the eastern coast of ► Canada near Newfoundland. It is the only remnant of the former colonial territory of New France. The island of Saint-Pierre is surrounded by smaller dependencies which include the island of Grand Colombier, Petit Colombier, Île aux Marins (formally known as Île aux Chiens), Île aux Pigeons and Île aux Vainqueurs. The total area of the islands is 93.4 square miles (242 km²). They have a coastline which is 74.5 miles (120 km) long. The island of Miquelon is roughly 15.8 miles from the coast of Newfoundland at their closest points. However, there is a small island with a lighthouse belonging to Newfoundland called Green Island that is between Langlade and St. Pierre and Newfoundland about 10 kilometers from Langlade and St. Pierre.


Short name Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
Official name Overseas collectivity of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
Status ► French overseas collectivity, French since 1814
Location North America
Capital Saint-Pierre
Population 6,125 inhabitants
Area 242 km²
Major language(s) French
Major religion(s) Roman Catholicism
More information Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, Geography of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, History of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon and Politics of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
More images Saint-Pierre and Miquelon - Saint-Pierre and Miquelon (Category).

General maps

Stpierremap.png Location of the islands
Saint Pierre and Miquelon-CIA WFB Map.png Map of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon EEZ map-fr.svg Map of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon's Exclusive Economic Zone

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Saint-Pierre and Miquelon 3D.png Simulated view of the islands by NASA

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