Place:Martinique

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NameMartinique
Alt namesDepartment of Martiniquesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VII, 892-893
DOMsource: Wikipedia
Département de la Martiniquesource: Britannica Book of the Year (1993) p 666; Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VII, 892-893
French West Indiessource: Family History Library Catalog
La Martiniquesource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 573
Martinicasource: Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) p 871
Martiniquansource: Oxford English Dictionary [online] accessed 20 January 2004
TypeDependent state
Coordinates14.667°N 61°W
Contained Places
Arrondissement
Fort-de-France
La Trinité
Le Marin
Saint Pierre
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of and a population of 386,486 inhabitants (as of Jan. 2013).[1] Like Guadeloupe, it is an overseas region of France, consisting of a single overseas department. One of the Windward Islands, it is directly north of St. Lucia, northwest of Barbados, and south of Dominica.

As with the other overseas departments, Martinique is one of the twenty-seven regions of France (being an overseas region) and an integral part of the French Republic. As part of France, Martinique is part of the European Union, and its currency is the Euro. Its official language is French, although many of its inhabitants also speak Antillean Creole (Créole Martiniquais).

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