All About Martinique IslandMartinique is an island that is located in Eastern part of Caribbean Sea. It has a total area of about 1,128 kilometers square. It is an overseas region of the country France, having an overseas department. To the north west of this island Dominica is located; St Lucia is located on the southern side and to the southeast side Barbados is located. Martinique is one of the 27 regions that are located in France and it is a part of the Republic. The first European which came and settled in this island was Christopher Columbus in the year 1502. This island is a part of European Union and the currency of this island is Euro. The population density of this island is about 397,730.
Culture and lifestyle
Most of the inhabitants of this island speak French while some of them also speak Creole. The culture of the people is a blend of Caribbean and French influences. There are educational institutions that are present on this island, but higher educational institutions are not present. The island is not a developed one; the government is taking steps for the development of this island. You cannot find the medication, fire and other services that are the need of time. The people that are inhabitants of this place are very friendly and kind in nature. They are very supportive the people who are new to this place will not find any kind of difficulty in adjusting there. The people of this place are dependent on sugar plantation.
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