Travel Information for Martinique
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:French, Creole
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)


For help planning your trip to Martinique including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Martinique trip planning page.

Further information on Martinique

Discover more about Martinique - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of martinique

Total area: 1,100 sq km (40 sq km under water)

Coastline: 350 km (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Montagne Pelee (1,397m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Martinique from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

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Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of France

Population: 397,730     Density: 361.6 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: African and African-white-Indian mixture 90%, white 5%, Indian Tamil or East Indian, Chinese less than 5%

Religions: Roman Catholic 95%, Hindu and pagan African 5%

Country profile: BBC News.