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Saint Martin

Saint Martin (French: Saint-Martin; Dutch: Sint Maarten) is an island in the northeast Caribbean, approximately 300 km (190 mi) east of Puerto Rico. The 87 km2 island is divided roughly 60/40 between France (53 km2) and the Kingdom of the Netherlands (34 km2); however, the Dutch side has the larger population. It is one of the smallest sea islands divided between two nations, a division dating to 1648. The southern Dutch part comprises Sint Maarten and is one of four constituent countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The northern French part comprises the Collectivité de Saint-Martin (Collectivity of St. Martin) and is an overseas collectivity of France.

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Saint Martin's University - Student Life and Demographics
... Over 75% of Saint Martin's students are from Washington state, and most of those are from the immediate area ... With its active international program, Saint Martin's also welcomes students from China, Korea, Japan and many other nations ... Roughly 42 percent of Saint Martin's student body is of color ...
Saint Martin, Jersey - Subdivisions
... Martin is divided into vingtaines as follows La Vingtaine de Rozel La Vingtaine de Faldouet La Vingtaine de la Quéruée La Vingtaine de l'Église La Vingtaine du Fief de la Reine ... Martin ... Martin forms one electoral district and elects one deputy ...
Louis-Constant Fleming
... of the Senate of France, representing the island of Saint-Martin.He was born on the Dutch Side of the island which is Sint Maarten,there he attended primary school, he later left the island and went on ... currently a member of the Union for a Popular Movement, and the senator of Saint Martin ... The only Hospital in Saint Martin was named after him ...
Bockenheim An Der Weinstraße - Politics - Coat of Arms
... The municipality’s arms might be described thus Per fess azure Saint Martin of Tours nimbed Or and vested argent cutting his mantle gules with a sword of the third, and riding a horse passant of the third ... Martin of Tours is the local church’s patron saint, also bearing his name (Martinskirche, or Saint Martin’s Church) ... The Saint Martin charge came from Kleinbockenheim’s old arms, and the goat from Großbockenheim’s ...
List Of Caribbean Mobile Phone Companies
... Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ... Maarten, Bonaire, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin Dauphin Telecom GSM Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin Viva GSM + CDMA Dominican Republic This is an incomplete ...

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