Area: 21 sq km
Population: 9 793 inhab. (estimate 2016)
Density: 466.33 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 17° N; long. 62° W
Capital: Gustavia (chief town) 2 754 inhab. (2014);
Currency: euro (100 cents)

Saint-Barthélemy

Saint-Barthélemy
Useful information

GMT  -4
DST  not applied
Annual average temperature (°C) Gustavia 26.6
Average temperature in January/July (°C) Gustavia 25/27.5
Daily sunshine hours in June/December (average) Gustavia 9/8
Annual average precipitation (mm) Gustavia 920
Days of rainfall (annual average) Gustavia 139

Politics and current affairs

The island has been a territorial collectivity of Metropolitan France since 2007, following the referendum of 2003 when the inhabitants chose to separate from Guadeloupe. It is administered by a Territorial Council (19 members) elected directly for a six-year term and is represented in Paris by one senator.

Geography.
An island of the Lesser Antilles, lying 24 km south of Saint-Martin and 230 km north of Guadeloupe.

Administrative division

Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Gustavia2 754inhab.2014
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Population

Population by age and gender (% - 2018)
75+
60-74
45-59
30-44
15-29
0-14
MALEAGEFEMALE
Languages
DESCRIPTION
Creole
English
Population by selected age groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
0-14 years16%2018
15-29 years14.4%2018


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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
marine fishes100t2017
total catch100t2017
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