Saint Pierre and Miquelon Flag and Meaning

Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Flag Meaning

Saint-Pierre and Miquelon is a small archipelago located in northeastern North America and belongs to France.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Overview

Population 6953
Currency Euro
Area 242 km²
Capital city St. Pierre
Population density 28.9 residents/km²

Archipelago of 2 islands off the Canadian coast of the North Atlantic: Pierre (26 km²) and Miquelon which with Langlade covers an area of ​​216 km². In addition, a dozen small islands. Their economy is almost totally dependent on fishing.

The People: The majority are descendants of French colonists.

Official name: Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

Religion: Catholic

Language: French

Capital: Saint-Pierre, 5,900 residents (2000).

Other important cities: Miquel, 1,100 residents (2000).

Government: French overseas territory administered by a general council of 19 elected members and a prefect appointed by the French government – since August 2006: Ives Fauqueur. The Chairman of the Territorial Council of the Islands has been Stéphane Artano since March 2006. Artano was convicted of fraud in 2009. The archipelago has 1 representative respectively. the French Senate and Chamber of Deputies and a representative of the European Parliament.