| GEOGRAPHIC NAMES | GEOLOGY | USA STATS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS |

Saint Martin Geography 2017
https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/saint_martin/saint_martin_geography.html
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Saint Martin Geography 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Location:
Caribbean, located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; French part of the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea; Saint Martin lies east of the US Virgin Islands

Geographic coordinates:
18 05 N, 63 57 W

Map references:
Central America and the Caribbean

Area:
total: 54.4 sq km
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
land: 54.4 sq km
[see also: Area - land country ranks ]
water: NEGL
[see also: Area - water country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 231

Area - comparative:
more than one-third the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries:
total: 16 km
border countries (1): Sint Maarten 16 km
[see also: Land boundaries country ranks ]

Coastline:
58.9 km (for entire island)
[see also: Coastline country ranks ]

Climate:
temperature averages 27-29 degrees Celsius all year long; low humidity, gentle trade winds, brief, intense rain showers; hurricane season stretches from July to November

Elevation:
mean elevation: NA
[see also: Mean Elevation country ranks ]
elevation extremes: lowest point: Caribbean Ocean 0 m highest point: Pic du Paradis 424 m

Natural resources:
salt

Population - distribution:
most of the population is found along the coast, with a largest concentrations around Marigot, Orleans, and Grand-Case

Natural hazards:
subject to hurricanes from July to November

Environment - current issues:
freshwater supply is dependent on desalination of sea water

Geography - note:
the island of Saint Martin is the smallest landmass in the world shared by two independent states, the French territory of Saint Martin and the Dutch territory of Sint Maarten

NOTE: The information regarding Saint Martin on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Saint Martin Geography 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Martin Geography 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.

https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/saint_martin/saint_martin_geography.html

This page was last modified 22-Feb-17
Copyright © 1995- , ITA all rights reserved.

    . Feedback