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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]

Sint Eustatius
Special municipality o the Netherlands
Banner o Sint Eustatius
Banner
Coat o airms o Sint Eustatius
Coat o airms
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
Kintra Netherlands
Incorporatit intae the Netherlands 10 October 2010 (dissolution o the Netherlands Antilles)
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Oranjestad
Govrenment (see Politics o the Netherlands)
 • Lt. Governor Gerald Berkel
Aurie
 • Total 21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population (December 2013[1])
 • Tot 4,020
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) St. Eustatian
Leids
 • Offeecial Dutch
 • Recognised regional Inglis[2]
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
Cawin code +599-3
ISO 3166 code BQ-SE, NL-BQ3
Siller US dollar (USD)
Internet TLD .an,[3] .nl

ReferencesEedit

  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