Sint Maarten travel guide

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Sint Maarten is located in Latin America and the Caribbean part of North America. It's total area is 34 km² and 10.9% of it is forest area. As of 2022 it has a total population of 43K. 100% lives in cities whereas 0% lives in rural areas.
Sint Maarten (Dutch pronunciation: [sɪntˈmaːrtə(n)] (listen)) is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean. With a population of 41,486 as of January 2019 on an area of 34 km2 (13 sq mi), it encompasses the southern 44% of the divided island of Saint Martin, while the northern 56% of the island constitutes the French overseas collectivity of Saint Martin. Sint Maarten's capital is Philipsburg. Collectively, Sint Maarten and the other Dutch islands in the Caribbean are often called the Dutch Caribbean.

Before 10 October 2010, Sint Maarten was known as the Island Territory of Sint Maarten (Dutch: Eilandgebied Sint Maarten), and was one of six island territories (eilandgebieden) that constituted the Netherlands Antilles. Sint Maarten has the status of an overseas country and territory (OCT) and is not part of the European Union.

On 6 and 7 September 2017, the island was hit by Category 5 Hurricane Irma, which caused widespread and significant damage to buildings and infrastructure.

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💬 Languages

English, Dutch are the official languages.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Netherlands Antillean guilder [1 USD = 1.791 ANG].

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🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 2M tourists arrived to Sint Maarten. In 2019, tourism has contributed to Sint Maarten economy with a total of 708M $ income (%64.9).

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📈 Economics

In 2022, gross national income (GNI) was 1.5B $ and with %-7.2 decrease GNI per capita was 35K $. In 2017, consumer inflation was calculated as %2.2.

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