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Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Pierre and Miquelon Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Elevation extremes > Highest point: Highest point above sea level
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land use > Arable land: The percentage of used land that is arable. Arable land is land cultivated for crops that are replanted after each harvest like wheat, maize, and rice
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural hazards: Potential natural disasters.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative one and half times the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Comparative to US places 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC 2008
Area > Land 242 sq km 2008 206th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 34.35 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 54th out of 224
Area > Total 242 sq km 2013 213th out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 244th out of 246
Climate cold and wet, with considerable mist and fog; spring and autumn are often windy 2013
Coastline 120 km 2014 160th out of 242
Elevation extremes > Highest point Morne de la Grande Montagne 240 m 2013
Geographic coordinates 46 50 N, 56 20 W 2013
Land use > Arable land 8.7% 2013 122nd out of 246
Location Northern North America, islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, south of Newfoundland (Canada) 2013
Natural hazards persistent fog throughout the year can be a maritime hazard 2011
Natural resources fish, deepwater ports 2013
Terrain mostly barren rock 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

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Saint Pierre and Miquelon Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 10 Land use 3