Saint Pierre and Miquelon flag information
Description flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
a yellow sailing ship facing the hoist side rides on a dark blue background with yellow wavy lines under the ship; on the hoist side, a vertical band is divided into three parts: the top part (called ikkurina) is red with a green diagonal cross extending to the corners overlaid by a white cross dividing the rectangle into four sections; the middle part has a white background with an ermine pattern; the third part has a red background with two stylized yellow lions outlined in black, one above the other; these three heraldic arms represent settlement by colonists from the Basque Country (top), Brittany, and Normandy; the flag of France is used for official occasions
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Official country name
Territorial Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Departement de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon (long)
Saint-Pierre et Miquelon (short)
Frenchman(men), Frenchwoman(women) (noun) Saint-Pierre et Miquelon (adjective)
7,044 ranked 230, (data 2008)
vegetation scanty. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 120 km.
none (territorial overseas collectivity of France); note - there are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are two communes - Saint Pierre, Miquelon at the second order
none (territorial collectivity of France; has been under French control since 1763)