National Symbols of Sint Maarten

Sint Maarten is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Saba, Anguilla, . The capital of Sint Maarten is Philipsburg.

The official language is Dutch - English and the Netherlands Antillean guilder (US dollar available) is the currency of the Sint Maarten. The domain is .sx and the country code is +1-721.

National day is celebrated on 11 Jan 2023. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Sint Maarten is no exception.

In Sint Maarten, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Sint Maartener people. Maarten's Guavaberry is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Sint Maarten. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Lasana M. Sekou represent a national Sint Maartener symbol.

The current president of Sint Maarten is Willem-Alexander (Monarch) and Silveria Jacobs is the Prime Minister.

In Sint Maarten the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Sint Maartener national anthem was written by Gerard Kemps and composed by Gerard Kemps.

Country information

Former name(s) Island Territory of Sint Maarten
Official name(s) Sint Maarten
Alternative name(s) The Friendly Island
Regional 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
Country name etymology The island was named by Christopher Columbus in honour of St Martin of Tours.
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
Terrain Wooded mountains rising from white sandy beaches
Population 40,812
Language(s) Dutch - English
Religion Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Methodist, Seventh-day Adventist, Hindu & Buddhist, Sikh, Rastafarian)
Country code +1-721
Literacy rate 98%
Currency Netherlands Antillean guilder (US dollar available)
Capital city Philipsburg
Domain(TLD) .sx
Ethnicity Afro-Caribbean, European, Chinese, East Indian, and mixed
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Sint Maartener
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 87 km2 (34 sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4:00 (AST)
Average elevation 424 m (1391 ft)
Coastline N/A
Mains electricity 110 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Sint Maarten

Flag map of Sint Maarten

Motto of Sint Maarten

"Semper progrediens"- "Always progressing"

National animal of Sint Maarten

The National animal of Sint Maarten is Brown Pelican

National Animal of Sint Maarten - Brown Pelican

National flower of Sint Maarten

The National flower of Sint Maarten is Yellow Sage. Botanical name is Lantana camara.

National flower of Sint Maarten - Yellow Sage

National bird of Sint Maarten

The National bird of Sint Maarten is Pelican

National bird of Sint Maarten - Pelican

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