Capital: Philipsburg

Population: 37,132 (estimated in 2014)

Currency: Netherlands Antillean Guilde (NLG)

Official Languages: Dutch, English

Unofficial Languages: Creole, Spanish, Papiamento, French

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Black, White, Mixed, and others

Largest Cities: Cul de Sac, Philipsburg

Main Sport: Football, Athletics

Political System: Parliamentary

National Holidays (2016):

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter (March 27-28)

King’s Day (April 27)

Carnival Day (April 30)

Labour Day (May 2)

Ascension Day (May 5)

Whit Sunday (May 15)

Emancipation Day (July 1)

Constitution Day (October 10)

Sint Maarten’s Day (November 11)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26) 

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