Saint Martin BASIC INFOMATION
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|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT -4 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|18°5'28 / 63°4'58|
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Papiamento (dialect of Netherlands Antilles)
TYPE A NORTH AMERICAN JAPANESE 2-BLADE|
TYPE B AMERICAN 3-PIN
|Saint Martin banks list|
Saint Martin Introduction
The Dutch island territory of St. Martin (Dutch: Eilandgebied Sint Maarten), referred to as St. Maarten. Formerly one of the five island regions (Eilandgebieden) under the jurisdiction of the Netherlands Antilles (Dutch: Nederlandse Antillen), covering an area of 34 square kilometers, its main jurisdiction is the southern half of the island of St. Maarten (1/3 of the island) , Now an autonomous country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (English: Autonomous country), with a population of 33,119, and the capital Philipsburg, located in the middle of the Eastern Caribbean Sea, near the Atlantic Ocean.
The economy of Sint Maarten is dominated by tourism. Although it is a Dutch territory, Sint Maarten is not part of the European Union, nor is it part of the Eurozone. The official currency is the Netherlands Antilles Guild, issued by Curaçao and the Central Bank of Sint Maarten. However, due to the French Saint Martin of the Eurozone to the north, and there are many American tourists on the island, the Euro and the U.S. dollar are also currencies in circulation.
The official languages of Sint Maarten are Dutch and English, but the Dutch language is gradually declining in this Dutch territory. An English-based hybrid language is also used locally.
The Dutch side of St. Martin’s has nightlife, beaches, jewelry, and local rum-based Galagua Renaissance, and casino beverages. famous. [The French side of the island is most famous for its nude beaches, clothes, shopping (including outdoor markets), and Caribbean cuisine from France and India. English and local dialects are the most commonly used languages.
Visitors often use housing such as hotels, guesthouses, villas, etc.
Car rental is the main way for tourists to live on the island. But transportation has become a major problem on the island. Marigot, long-term traffic jams between Philip and the airport are common.
Since the island is located along the tropical convergence zone, it is occasionally threatened by tropical storm activity in late summer and early autumn.
Neighboring islands include Saint Barthelemy (French), Anguilla (English), Saba (Holland), Saint Eustatius "Statia" (Holland), Saint Kitts and Nepal Weiss. On a clear day, except for Nevis, other islands can be seen from Saint Martin.