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.
Each commune is on a similarly-named island, with adjacent islets. The island of Miquelon consists of two masses, called Grande Miquelon and Langlade (Petite Miquelon), connected by a narrow strip of land.
The UN LOCODE page for Saint Pierre and Miquelon lists locations in the country, some of them with their latitudes and longitudes, some with their ISO 3166-2 codes for their subdivisions. This information can be put together to approximate the territorial extent of subdivisions.
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