Top Ten Saint Pierre and Miquelon Attractions

Top Ten Saint Pierre and Miquelon Attractions

 

       Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France, situated in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean near Canada. It is the only remnant of the former North American colonial empire of New France that remains under French control. The islands are situated at the entrance of Fortune Bay, which extends into the southern coast of Newfoundland, near the Grand Banks. They are 6,470 km from Brest, the nearest point in Metropolitan France, but just 20 km off the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland.

  1. Saint-Pierre

    Saint-Pierre is the capital of the French overseas collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, off the coast of Newfoundland in Canada. Saint-Pierre is the more populated of the two communes (municipalities) making up Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
    Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint-Pierre,_Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon,
  2. Miquelon

    Miquelon-Langlade is the less populated of the two communes (municipalities) making up the French overseas collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, in North America. They are located to the south of Newfoundland in the Atlantic Ocean. The communal seat is the settlement of Miquelon in the north of Miquelon Island.
    Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miquelon-Langlade,
  3. Links: Top Ten French Attractions, Islands, Top Ten North American Islands, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon,