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Location:Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Trinidad and Tobagomarker

Geographic coordinates:

Map references:Central America and the Caribbeanmarker

Area:
total:
1,100 km²
land:
1,060 km²
water:
40 km²

Area - comparative:slightly more than six times the size of Washington, D.C.marker

Land boundaries:0 km

Coastline:350 km

Maritime claims:
exclusive economic zone:
200 nm (370.4 km)
territorial sea:
12 nm (22.2 km)

Climate:tropical; moderated by trade winds; rainy season (June to October); vulnerable to devastating cyclones (hurricanes) every eight years on average; average temperature 17.3 degrees Celsius; humid

Terrain:mountainous with indented coastline; dormant volcano

Elevation extremes:
lowest point:
Caribbean Sea 0 m
highest point:
Montagne Peleemarker 1,397 m

Natural resources:coastal scenery and beaches, cultivable land

Land use:
arable land:
8%
permanent crops:
8%
permanent pastures:
17%
forests and woodland:
44%
other:
23% (1993 est.)

Irrigated land:40 km² (1993 est.)

Natural hazards:hurricanes, flooding, and volcanic activity (an average of one major natural disaster every five years)

Environment - current issues:NA

Population:429,510

See also : Martiniquemarker



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