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Saint Martin

Saint Martin 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
  • 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
  • Elevation extremes > Lowest point: This entry is derived from Geography > Elevation extremes, which includes both the highest point and the lowest point.
  • 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 boundaries > Border countries: Length of land boundaries by border country
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Map references: The name of the CIA World Factbook reference map on which a country may be found. The entry on Geographic coordinates may be helpful in finding some smaller countries.
  • Natural hazards: Potential natural disasters.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative more than one-third the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Comparative to US places more than one-third the size of Washington, DC 2008
Area > Land 54.4 sq km 2011 3rd out of 4
Area > Land > Per capita 1.85 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 205th out of 224
Area > Total 54.4 sq km 2013 229th out of 251
Climate temperature averages 80-85 degrees all year long; low humidity, gentle trade winds, brief, intense rain showers; hurricane season stretches from July to November 2013
Coastline 58.9 km 2014 176th out of 242
Elevation extremes > Highest point Pic du Paradis 424 m 2013
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Caribbean Ocean 0 m 2013
Geographic coordinates 18 05 N, 63 57 W 2013
Land boundaries > Border countries Sint Maarten 15 km 2013
Location Caribbean, located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; French part of the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea; Saint Martin lies east of the US Virgin Islands 2013
Map references Central America and the Caribbean 2013
Natural hazards subject to hurricanes from July to November 2011
Natural resources salt 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Citation

"Saint Martin Geography Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Martin/Geography

Saint Martin Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 6 Land boundaries 3
  • Saint Martin ranked 8th last for area > total amongst Densely populated countries in 2013.
  • Saint Martin ranked 20 places from the bottom for area > land > per capita globally in 2008.
  • Saint Martin has ranked in the top 162 for land boundaries > total since 2008.
  • Saint Martin has ranked in the top 190 for coastline since 2011.
  • Saint Martin has ranked in the top 219 for area > land since 2008.