|Time zone:||GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Main languages:||French, Creole|
$1 = €0.89, £1 = €1.19
(rates as of Sep 2016)
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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
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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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.