Saint Barthelemy BASIC INFOMATION
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Saint Barthelemy Introduction
Saint Barthelemy is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, located at the northern end of the Windward Islands. It is now an overseas province of France and once formed a special area of the overseas province of Guadeloupe, France, together with Saint Martin. It covers an area of 21 square kilometers. The island is mountainous, fertile, and less rainfall. Gustavia (Gustavia) is the capital and only town, located by a well-protected harbor. It produces tropical fruits, cotton, salt, livestock, and some fishing. There are a small amount of lead-zinc mines. The inhabitants are mostly Europeans (Swedes and French) who speak a dialect of Norman in the 17th century. Population 5,038 (1990).
There are many luxury houses and world-class restaurants, and there are also many shining white beaches. The south coast is the famous Yantian beach, seaside scavengers and People who sunbathe here will enjoy it. Saint Barthélemy Island, also translated as Saint Barthélemy in Taiwan, is officially called the Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy (Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy), nicknamed "Saint Barts" (Saint Barths Island), "Saint Barths" or "Saint Barth". The French government announced on February 22, 2007 that the island was separated from the French Guadeloupe and became an overseas administrative region directly under the central government of Paris. The decree came into force on July 15, 2007 when the council of the administrative district first met, making St. Barth Island one of the four territories of France in the West Indies Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea, and its jurisdiction mainly includes St. Barthelemy The main island and several offshore islands.
As of now, the entire Saint-Barthélemy is a town in France (commune de Saint-Barthélemy), which is common to the French part of Saint-Martin It forms a province and is under the jurisdiction of Guadeloupe, the French overseas region. Therefore, the island, like Guadeloupe, is part of the European Union. In 2003, the residents of the island voted to secede from Guadeloupe and become a direct overseas administrative region (COM) resolution. On February 7, 2007, the French Parliament passed a bill granting the island and the neighboring French Overseas Administrative District status of Saint Martin. This status has been confirmed by the French government since the law was gazetted on February 22, 2007. However, according to the governmental organization law passed by the Congress at that time, the administrative district of St. Barthelemy was officially established when the first meeting of the district council began. The island’s first administrative district council elections will be held in two rounds on July 1 and 8, 2007. The parliament was held on July 15, and the district was formally established.
The official currency of St. Barthelemy is the Euro. The French Statistical Office estimates that the GDP of Saint Barthélemy in 1999 will reach 179 million euros (US$191 million at the 1999 foreign exchange rate; US$255 million at the October 2007 exchange rate). In the same year, the island’s per capita GDP was 26,000 euros (27,700 euros at the 1999 foreign exchange rate; at the October 2007 exchange rate, it was 37,000 U.S. dollars), which was 10% higher than the French per capita GDP in 1999.