Dialing code +508
ISO 2 code PM
ISO 3 code SPM
Capital Saint-Pierre
Main Language French
Currency Euro (EUR)
GDP $48.3 million 204th
Population 7,012 234th


Continent North America
Location Northern North America islands in the North Atlantic Ocean south of Newfoundland (Canada)
Land 242 km2 216th
Terrain Mostly barren rock
Climate Cold and wet with much mist and fog; spring and autumn are windy
Natural Hazards Mostly barren rock
Note: Vegetation scanty

Neighbouring Countries


First settled by the French in the early 17th century the islands represent the sole remaining vestige of France's once vast North American possessions.
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Life Expectancy 79.07 years 30th
Median Age 35.2 years 57th
Birth Rate 12.76 births/1,000 population 148th
Death Rate 6.95 births/1,000 population 123rd
Sex Ratio 0.86 male(s)/female 53rd
Literacy 99.0% 35th



Roadways 117 km 199th
Railways None km
Airports 2 187th
Waterways None km
Heliports None
Airports paved 1 189th


Currency Euro (EUR)
GDP $48.3 million 204th
GDP per capita (PPP) $7000 112th