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Sint Maarten
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Semper progrediens" (Latin)
"Always progressing"
Anthem: O Sweet Saint Martin's Land
Location of  Sint Maarten  (circled in red)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location of  Sint Maarten  (circled in red)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

Sint Maarten is located on the southern half ofthe island of Saint Martin.
Sint Maarten is located on the southern half of
the island of Saint Martin.
CapitalPhilipsburg
18°02′N63°03′W / 18.033°N 63.050°W / 18.033; -63.050
Largest cityLower Prince's Quarter
Official languages
DemonymSt. Maartener
Sovereign state Kingdom of the Netherlands
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryrepresentative democracy under constitutional monarchy
 - MonarchWillem-Alexander
 - GovernorEugene Holiday
 - Prime MinisterMarcel Gumbs
LegislatureEstates of Sint Maarten
Autonomywithin the Kingdom of the Netherlands
 - Established10 October 2010 (dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles) 
Area
 - Total34 km2
13.1 sq mi
 - Water (%)negligible
Population
 - 2010 estimate37,429 (214th)
 - Density1100/km2 (10th)
2,849/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2003 estimate
 - Total$400 million
 - Per capita$11,400
CurrencyNetherlands Antillean guilder (ANG)
Time zoneAST(UTC−4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+1 721[2]
ISO 3166 codeSX
Internet TLD.sx, .an a
a.^ .an is to be discontinued[3]

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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