Martinique Country DataArea:
total: 643,427 sq km 547,030 sq km [metropolitan France]
land: 640,053 sq km 545,630 sq km [metropolitan France]
water: 3,374 sq km 1,400 sq km [metropolitan France]
note: the first numbers include the overseas regions of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and ReunionClimate:
metropolitan France: generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean occasional strong, cold, dry, north-to-northwesterly wind known as mistral
French Guiana: tropical hot, humid little seasonal temperature variation
Guadeloupe and Martinique: subtropical tempered by trade winds moderately high humidity rainy season [June to October] vulnerable to devastating cyclones [hurricanes] every eight years on average
Reunion: tropical, but temperature moderates with elevation cool and dry [May to November], hot and rainy [November to April]Terrain:
metropolitan France: mostly flat plains or gently rolling hills in north and west remainder is mountainous, especially Pyrenees in south, Alps in east
French Guiana: low-lying coastal plains rising to hills and small mountains
Guadeloupe: Basse-Terre is volcanic in origin with interior mountains Grande-Terre is low limestone formation most of the seven other islands are volcanic in origin
Martinique: mountainous with indented coastline dormant volcano
Reunion: mostly rugged and mountainous fertile lowlands along coastNatural resources:
metropolitan France: coal, iron ore, bauxite, zinc, uranium, antimony, arsenic, potash, feldspar, fluorspar, gypsum, timber, fish
French Guiana: gold deposits, petroleum, kaolin, niobium, tantalum, clayPopulation:
note: 60,876,136 in metropolitan France [July 2008 est.]Age structure:
0-14 years: 18.6% [male 6,091,571/female 5,803,127]
15-64 years: 65.2% [male 20,884,919/female 20,849,988]
65 years and over: 16.3% [male 4,335,996/female 6,092,189] [2008 est.]Nationality:
noun: Frenchman[men], Frenchwoman[women]
adjective: FrenchEthnic groups:
Celtic and Latin with Teutonic, Slavic, North African, Indochinese, Basque minorities
overseas departments: black, white, mulatto, East Indian, Chinese, AmerindianLanguages:
French 100%, rapidly declining regional dialects and languages [Provencal, Breton, Alsatian, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Flemish]
overseas departments: French, Creole patoisCapital:
geographic coordinates: 48 52 N, 2 20 E
time difference: UTC+1 [6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time]
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March ends last Sunday in OctoberNational holiday:
Fete de la Federation, 14 July  note - although often incorrectly referred to as Bastille Day, the celebration actually commemorates the holiday held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille [on 14 July 1789] and the establishment of a constitutional monarchy other names for the holiday are Fete Nationale [National Holiday] and quatorze juillet [14th of July]GDP - composition by sector:
services: 76.7% [2007 est.]Labor force:
27.81 million [2007 est.]Budget:
revenues: $1.288 trillion
expenditures: $1.358 trillion [2007 est.]Agriculture - products:
wheat, cereals, sugar beets, potatoes, wine grapes beef, dairy products fishIndustries:
machinery, chemicals, automobiles, metallurgy, aircraft, electronics textiles, food processing tourismExports:
$548 billion f.o.b. [2007 est.]Exports - commodities:
machinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beveragesExports - partners:
Germany 15.6%, Spain 9.6%, Italy 8.9%, UK 8.3%, Belgium 7.3%, US 6.6%, Netherlands 4% Imports:
$600.1 billion f.o.b. [2007 est.]Imports - commodities:
machinery and equipment, vehicles, crude oil, aircraft, plastics, chemicalsImports - partners:
Germany 18.9%, Belgium 11.1%, Italy 8.4%, Spain 7%, Netherlands 6.8%, UK 6.6%, US 4.6% Currency (code):
euro [EUR]Exchange rates:
euros per US dollar - 0.7345 , 0.7964 , 0.8041 , 0.8054 , 0.886 Airports:
total: 29,370 km
standard gauge: 29,203 km 1.435-m gauge [14,778 km electrified]
narrow gauge: 167 km 1.000-m gauge Merchant marine:
total: 141 ships [1000 GRT or over] 5,777,107 GRT/7,533,631 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 2, cargo 1, chemical tanker 31, container 25, liquefied gas 14, passenger 3, passenger/cargo 32, petroleum tanker 22, roll on/roll off 7, vehicle carrier 4
foreign-owned: 56 [Belgium 6, China 5, Denmark 3, Germany 1, Italy 2, Japan 5, Norway 17, NZ 1, Saudi Arabia 1, Singapore 2, Sweden 10, Switzerland 3]
registered in other countries: 145 [Antigua and Barbuda 1, Australia 1, Bahamas 43, Belgium 1, Bermuda 1, Cameroon 1, Gibraltar 1, Hong Kong 1, Indonesia 1, Isle of Man 2, Italy 5, South Korea 8, Liberia 5, Luxembourg 14, Malta 4, Morocco 13, Netherlands 1, Norway 3, Panama 15, Singapore 1, St Vincent and The Grenadines 7, Taiwan 1, UK 9, Wallis and Futuna 6] Ports and terminals:
Bordeaux, Calais, Dunkerque, Le Havre, Marseille, Nantes, Paris, Rouen, Strasbourg
Trade Leads of companies wanting to do business with Martinique
Stw-60 Toroidal Coil Winder - shiningsun ( Taiwan ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Wed 08 Apr, 2009 7:26 am - specification
power supply ac 110v 220v 240v 50 60 hz
compressor supply 4 kgs cm2
power consumption 500 w
rotation spced 5...
Targeted Countries: Czech Republic Martinique
Navigatie Dvd 2din Seat Vw Golf4 Skoda Octavia Tour - suav ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Tue 08 Dec, 2009 6:16 am - **culorile butoanelor ca pe bordul masinii
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Targeted Countries: Gibraltar Martinique Saint Lucia
Rectangular Table And Stacking Chair For Dining Outdoor And Indoor Made From Teak Knock Down - andana ( Indonesia ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Thu 25 Feb, 2010 12:00 pm - rectangular table and stacking chair in set made from selected teak nice set from tropical country indonesia
suitable for garden hotel swimm...
Targeted Countries: Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania
Coffee Center Table With Glass On Top Elevate Able Complete Mahogany And Teak Furniture - andana ( Indonesia ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Mon 08 Mar, 2010 8:40 am - we produced many items for teak outdoor and wooden indoor some of new design not listed in our online catalog so contact us
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Targeted Countries: Mauritius Mauritania Martinique
Atm-08 Hole Tray Teak Outdoor Garden Furniture - andana ( Indonesia ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Tue 13 Apr, 2010 11:46 am - teak hole tray made from selected kiln dry teak teka
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Targeted Countries: Martinique Mauritania Mauritius
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Targeted Countries: Malta Marshall Islands Martinique
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic Galvanized Steel Wire - HLWireMesh ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 23 Jul, 2010 12:48 am - 1electro galvanized iron wire or simply written as galvanized
wire is one of the primary wire products of wanlida
applications of galvanized ir...
Targeted Countries: Belize Oman Martinique
Republic Of Maldives Galvanized Steel Wire - HLWireMesh ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 23 Jul, 2010 1:07 am - application
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Federal Republic Of Yugoslavia Galvanized Steel Wire - HLWireMesh ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 23 Jul, 2010 1:49 am - federal republic of yugoslavia galvanized steel wire
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Targeted Countries: Algeria Martinique Solomon Islands
Brunei Darussalam Galvanized Wire - HLWireMesh ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 23 Jul, 2010 3:20 am - electro galvanized iron wire sizes
electro galvanized iron wire ranging from bwg8# to bwg16# is the mostly used for customers we also offer thinn...
Targeted Countries: Martinique
Republic Of Botswana Drawing Wire - HLWireMesh ( China ) - Offers to Sell and Export - Fri 23 Jul, 2010 9:19 am - drawing wire
we produces oil painted black iron wire and white iron wire without any galvanizing treatment from choice iron material black iron wi...
Targeted Countries: Martinique