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Ile Saint-Martin lies between the islands of Anguilla and
French and Dutch, Marigot and Philipsburg, St
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The northern part of the island is a dependency of Guadeloupe, itself an Overseas
Department of France.
The smaller, southern section is called Sint Maarten; formerly a
part of the Dutch Antilles.
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The main town in the French part of the island is Marigot, and
Philipsburg is the principal Dutch town.
The tropical, breezy climate and natural beauty attracts many tourists
to St. Martin.
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restaurants, rental cars, weather and activities at Sint Maarten and St. Martin.
The French and Dutch both occupied the island in 1648, and on
March 23rd of that year they agreed to divide it.
Although larger in size, the French part of the island has a slightly
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