Saint Pierre and Miquelon


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Saint Pi·erre and Mi·que·lon

 (sānt′ pîr′, pē-âr′, săN pyĕr′; mĭk′ə-lŏn′, mē-klôN′)
A French island group and overseas territory in the northern Atlantic Ocean south of Newfoundland, Canada. The two main islands include Saint Pierre, site of the capital, also named Saint Pierre, and Miquelon, the largest of the islands. Settled by Basque and Norman fishermen in 1604, the islands were taken by the British three times and finally awarded to France in 1814. They are the sole remnants of the once vast French territory in North America.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

(ˌmɪkəˈlɒn; French miklɔ̃)
n
(Placename) an archipelago in the Atlantic, off the S coast of Newfoundland: an overseas department of France, the only remaining French possession in North America; consists of the islands of St Pierre, with most of the population, and Miquelon, about ten times as large; fishing industries. Capital: St Pierre. Pop: 5774 (2013 est). Area: 242 sq km (94 sq miles)
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The scope of the expected hotel service includes the territories: - from metropolitan france, - corsica included, - overseas departments and regions: Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Mayotte and reunion, - overseas communities: French polynesia, Saint pierre and miquelon, Wallis and futuna, - new caledonia.
This month, Timmermans - Grantt Solutions opened its third office in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and appointed industry veteran Mr.
Its fate is shrouded in mystery: after assisting in the capture of Saint Pierre and Miquelon for the Free French, it was supposedly later used in supplying U-boats in the Atlantic.
MEPs approved by a show of hands, on the basis of a report by Jaroslaw LeszekaWalesa (EPP, Poland), changes to the convention on cooperation in the NAFO area, which encompasses a large part of the Atlantic, including areas near the United States, Canada, Greenland and Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France).
Indeed, and according to the regulations, the territorial officials from Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Runion, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and Mayotte, practicing in France, benefit from a special leave scheme, called Enhanced leave.
78-399 of 03/20/1978 ) for links regular between the metropolis , departments and regions ~ Overseas ( French overseas departments ) / ~ community of Overseas Saint Pierre and Miquelon or inter DROM / d ~ community overseas of St.
Contract notice for The Provision Of Air Transportation And Complementary Ancillary Services, To Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Reunion, Mayotte And Saint Pierre And Miquelon, Personnel From The Region Of Ile-De-France And Their Family Beneficiaries Of The System Of Supplementary Leave
Contract notice: Providing operational communications services for the needs of the airfield in saint pierre and miquelon.
Contract notice: Providing Services Operational Communications For The Purposes Of The Airport Of Saint Pierre And Miquelon.
Contract notice: Public service delegation for maritime services in the archipelago of freight saint pierre and miquelon.
Main features: The main features are as follows: As part of the construction of two new ships ferries in the Netherlands, the Community wishes to have a representative on site to assist, monitor construction operations at the factory (GCC) common supplies and ensure market monitoring on construction sites, testing and assist in their delivery to Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
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