|Government||self-governing territorial collectivity of France|
|Area||242 sq km|
|Population||7,026 (July 2006 est.)|
|Religion||Roman Catholic 99%|
|Electricity||220V/50Hz [French Outlet] (Some B & B's still have 110V outlets.)|
|Time Zone||UTC -3|
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon are a small group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, south of Newfoundland and Labrador. First settled by the French in the early 17th century, the islands represent the sole remaining vestige of France's once vast North American possessions.