Map of the Caribbean Archipelago
Located at 6 ° south of the Tropic of Cancer at 63° west and 18° north, the island of St. Martin - St. Maarten is located nearly at the extreme north-east of the Caribbean Archipelago. A hinge between the Lesser and Greater Antilles, the island of St. Martin - St. Maarten lies between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.
By plane, Saint-Martin is at 4:20 from New York, 2:55 from Miami (Florida), 45 minutes from Guadeloupe and Puerto Rico. However, 7000 km separate it from Europe (8:00 flight).
The nearby islands are Anguilla, St. Barthelemy, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts and Nevis.
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Locate St. Martin - St Maarten in the Caribbean Archipelago
The Caribbean or otherwise known as the West Indies is an archipelago consisting of a string of islands with
- The "Greater Antilles" to the north which includes the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Porto Rico and Jamaica.
- The "Lesser Antilles" with among other Guadeloupe, Martinique,and of course St. Martin - St. Maarten Island.
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