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About Sint Maarten

Country name:            Sint Maarten

Capital:                        Philipsburg

Population:                  42,083 (July 2017 est.)

Nationality:                 Dutch

Area:                             34 sq km

Major language:         English

Major religions:          Protestantism, Roman Catholisicm, Hinduism

Life expectancy:         76 years (men), 80.8 years (women)

Currency:                     Netherlands Antillean Guilder

Conversion rate:         1.77 ANG = 1 USD

Ethnic Groups:            Afro-Caribbean, European, Chinese, East Indian, and mixed

Languages:                  English (official) 67.5%, Spanish 12.9%, Creole 8.2%, Dutch (official)                                               4.2%, Papiamento 2.2%, French 1.5%, other 3.5% (2001 census)

Religions:                    Protestant 41.9% (Pentecostal 14.7%, Methodist 10.0%, Seventh Day                                              Adventist 6.6%, Baptist 4.7%, Anglican 3.1%, other Protestant                                                          2.8%), Roman Catholic 33.1%, Hindu 5.2%, Christian 4.1%,                                                                Jehovah's Witness 1.7%, Evangelical 1.4%, Muslim/Jewish 1.1%,                                                         other 1.3% (includes Buddhist, Sikh, Rastafarian), none 7.9%,                                                          no response 2.4% (2011 est.)

Legal System:             Based on Dutch civil law system with some English common law                                                     influence

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