I added the legal population as of 2010.
According to an INSEE report , Saint Pierre and Miquelon originally had three communes: Île-aux-Chiens, Miquelon-Langlade, and Saint-Pierre. In 1931, the name of the first was changed to l'Île-aux-Marins. In 1945, it merged with Saint-Pierre. This island had a population of 594 in 1897, 75 in 1962, but it has been uninhabited since 1963.
The INSEE (French Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques) assigns five-digit codes to the communes of France and
its overseas possessions. The INSEE code for Saint-Pierre is
97502; for Miquelon-Langlade,
97501. The postal
code for Saint Pierre and Miquelon is
|Short name||SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON|
Saint Pierre and Miquelon was a colony of France. It became a territoire d'outre-mer (overseas territory) in 1946, a département d'outre-mer (overseas department) on 1976-07-19, and then a collectivité territoriale (territorial collectivity) on 1985-06-11. Saint Pierre and Miquelon has a department code of 975, which is an extension of the French system.
after the two main islands constituting the territory
Saint Pierre and Miquelon is divided into two communes.
The island of Miquelon consists of two masses, called Grande Miquelon and Langlade (Petite Miquelon), connected by a narrow strip of land.
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