is a small overseas collectivity of France located in the Caribbean Sea. It is situated on the island of Saint Martin and is bordered by the Anguilla Channel to the east. The capital city is Marigot, and there are around 32,489 inhabitants as of 2019. The island has an area of 53.2 square kilometres (20.5 sq mi).
The terrain of Saint Martin is mainly hilly, with the tallest peak being Pic Paradis at 424 m (1,391 ft). French is the official language of the territory, although English, Dutch, Papiamento and Spanish are also spoken. A unique local dialect is also used between the two sides of the island.
The majority of people living in Saint Martin are Christian, with the Catholic Church being the most popular denomination. There are also other Christian denominations, as well as non-Christian faiths.
The euro is the official currency of Saint Martin due to its French influence, though US dollars are accepted. Tourism is the main economic activity on the island, with over one million visitors annually. Financial services and agriculture and fishing are also practiced, although these sectors are relatively small and most food must be imported.