Sint Eustatius

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Sint Eustatius
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Location o  Sint Eustatius  (circled in reid) in the Caribbean  (licht yellae)
Location o  Sint Eustatius  (circled in reid)

in the Caribbean  (licht yellae)

Cairt shawin location o St. Eustatius relative tae Saba an St. Martin.
Cairt shawin location o St. Eustatius relative tae Saba an St. Martin.
Coordinates: 17°29′N 62°59′W / 17.483°N 62.983°W / 17.483; -62.983
KintraNetherlands
Incorporatit intae the Netherlands10 October 2010 (dissolution o the Netherlands Antilles)
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Oranjestad
Govrenment
 • Lt. GovernorGerald Berkel
Area
 • Total21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population
 (December 2013[1])
 • Tot4,020
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)St. Eustatian
Leids
 • OffeecialDutch
 • Recognised regionalInglis[2]
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
Cawin code+599-3
ISO 3166 codeBQ-SE, NL-BQ3
SillerUS dollar (USD)
Internet TLD.an,[3] .nl

Sint Eustatius, an aa kent affectionately tae the locals as Statia,[4] is pairt o the Caribbean Netherlands: i.e. it is a Caribbean island an a special municipality (offeecially “public bouk”) o the Netherlands.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling Caribisch Nederland; geboorte, sterfte, migratie" (in Dutch). CBS Statline, Statistics Netherlands. 2013. Retrieved 2015-03-07. 
  2. English can be used in relations with the government
    "Invoeringswet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba" (in Dutch). wetten.nl. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  3. The domain for the Netherlands Antilles haes remained active efter its dissolution. The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code BQ wis established for the entity “Bonaire, Sint Eustatius an Saba”. ("ISO 3166-1 decoding table". International Organization for Standardization. Retrieved 2010-12-17. ) An Internet ccTLD haes houever nae been established bi the IANA, an it is unket if it will be opened for registration.
  4. Tuchman, Barbara W. The First Salute: A View of the American Revolution New York:Ballantine Books, 1988.
  5. "Wet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba (Law on the public bodies of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba)". Dutch Govrenment (in Dutch). Retrieved 14 October 2010. 

Coordinates: 17°29′N 62°58′W / 17.483°N 62.967°W / 17.483; -62.967