Sint Maarten

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This article is about the island country. For the village of Sint Maarten in North Holland, see Sint Maarten, North Holland. Sint Maarten

Flag Coat of arms
Motto: “Semper progrediens” (Latin)
“Always progressing”

Sint Maarten is located on the southern half ofthe island of Saint Martin.

Capital Philipsburg
18°02′N 63°03′W

Official languages
Dutch English[1]

Area
– Total 34 km2
13.1 sq mi
– Water (%) negligible

Population
– 2010 estimate 37,429 (214th)

Currency Netherlands Antillean guilder (ANG)

Time zone AST (UTC−4)

Drives on the right

Calling code +1 721[2]
ISO 3166 code SX

Sint Maarten (Dutch pronunciation: [sɪnt ˈmaːrtə(n)]) is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It encompasses the southern half of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, while the northern half of the island constitutes the French overseas collectivity of Saint-Martin. Its capital is Philipsburg. Its population is 37,000 on 34km2.
Before 10 October 2010, Sint Maarten was known as the Island Territory of Sint Maarten (Dutch: Eilandgebied Sint Maarten), and was one of five island territories (eilandgebieden) that constituted the Netherlands Antilles.

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