Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Official nameSaint Pierre and Miquelon
Name in local languageSaint-Pierre-et-Miquelon (fr)
ContinentAmericas
SubcontinentNorth America
Population (ranking: 241e)6,008 inhabitants (2016)
Population growth-0.22 % / year
Area242 km²
Density24.83 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 239e)0.280 billions $USD (2016)
GDP/capita (ranking)46,372 $USD (2016)
GDP growth1.60 % / year (2016)
Life expectancy (ranking)80.50 years (2016)
Birth rate7.20 ‰ (2016)
Fertility rate1.57 children / woman (2016)
Death rate (ranking)9.80 ‰ (2016)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)6.60 ‰ (2016)
Literacy rate100.00 % (2018)
Official languagesFrench
CurrencyEuro (€ EUR)
HDI (ranking: 93e)0.788 / 1 (2015)
EPI (ranking)unknown
GovernmentRepublic, Overseas collectivity
Head of StatePresident Emmanuel Macron
National Day14 July (French Revolution)
ISO CodesPM, SPM
DemonymFrench
Tourists (ranking)12,007 people (2016)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon – small

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a French North American archipelago located in the North Atlantic Ocean, south of the island of Newfoundland in Canada. Miquelon lies 21 kilometers west-southwest of the western end of the Burin Peninsula, in southern Newfoundland, with Saint Pierre’s Island 19 kilometers southwest of it. It is today an overseas collectivity of France.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon. Photo: Doc Searls
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Urban areas (2015)
Urban areasPopulation
Saint-Pierre5,631 inhabitants
Miquelon-Langlade629 inhabitants
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Administrative divisions
IslandsPopulationArea
Miquelon629 inhabitants216 km²
Saint Pierre5,631 inhabitants26 km²
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See also