Overseas Collectivity of Saint Barthelemy is an archipelago located in the northern Leeward Islands of the Caribbean Sea of
the North American Continent, with a population of 7,332, making it the 2
28th largest national population. Its capital and
largest city is
Gustavia, with a total population of 2,300. The country encompasses 54.4 square kilometers making it the
231st largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with the Caribbean Sea and lies east of the United States Virgin

President of France Francois Hollande is recognized as the Chief of State achieves that status through popular vote and
holds that position and is eligible for a second term. He is represented by Prefect Philippe Chopin. President of the
Territorial Council Bruno M
agras is recognized as the Head of Government and achieves that status by majority vote of the
members of the Council and holds that position for a five-year term. Its form of government is an overseas collectivity of
France and they celebrate the creation of their constitution on the 4 October 1958.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are French (official), a
nd English. It counts among its major religions Roman
Catholic, Protestant,
and Jehovah's Witness. As sources of mass communication it has 3 local  radio stations.

Major geographical features are Morne du Vitet, its highest point at
286 meters and Caribbean Sea, its lowest point at 0
meters. Its principal waterway is Caribbean Sea, which measures 3
5 kilometers of coastline.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are tourism, light industry, and
manufacturing. Its official currency is the Euro
Here’s something you may not know about S
aint Barthelemy. Gustav III Airport is considered the third most dangerous in
the world.
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Salade Creole de
Poulet- a traditional
dish of Saint
Gustav III Airport- the
third most dangerous
in the world
Gustavia- Saint
Barthelemy's capital
and largest town
Ile Fourchue- Saint
northernmost island
View of Gustavia from
Fort Gustav on Ile
Saint Barthelemy
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Ile Coco- Saint
southernmost island
Mont du Vitet- Saint
Barthelemy's highest
Quichonette-  a
traditional bonnet worn
in Saint Barthelemy
Ponte du Colombier-
the northern and
westernmoist points of
Ile Saint Barthelemy
Pointe Anse- the
easternmost point of
Ile Saint Barthelemy
Gouverneur Beach
near Grande Pointe
the southernmost point
on Ile Saint Barthelemy
Saint Barthelemy's Ile
Chevreau, Ile Fregate
and Ile Toc Vers