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Saint Barthelemy


  • [Saint Barthelemy, also called Saint Bart's, an island of the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, became an overseas collectivity of France in 2007. Prior to then, it was a commune and, together with Saint-Martin, an arrondissement of the French overseas département of Guadeloupe.]
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  • Variants

    • us: Saint Barts
    • us: Saint Bartholomew Island
    • us: Île Saint-Barthélemy
    • us: St Barth
    • us: St Barthélemy
    • us: Collectivity of Saint Barthelemy
    • us: Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy
    • us: Saint-Barth
    • us: St. Barts
    • us: Overseas Collectivity of Saint Barthelemy
    • us: Collectivité d'outre mer de Saint-Barthélemy
    • us: St. Barths
    • us: Territorial Collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy
    • us: Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Barthélemy
    • us: Ouanalao
    • us: Collectivité de St Barthélemy
    • us: COM Saint Barth
    • us: COM St-Barth
  • Additional Information

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        Collectivity
    • Descriptor

        Overseas collectivity
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Saint Bartholomew
  • Sources

    • found: Bonjour St Barth! c1982: t.p. (St Barth; St Barthélémy) p. 2 (Saint-Barthélémy; Saint-Barthelemy in English)
    • found: LC data base 10-23-84 (hdg.: Saint Bartholomew)
    • found: BGN 9-19-84 (Ile Saint Barthélemy [Saint Barthélemy=brief]; island; 17°54ʹN, 62°50ʹW; variants: Saint Bartholomew, Saint Barts, Saint Bartholomew Island, Saint Barthelemy)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 29, 2008 (Saint Barthélemy (French: Saint-Barthélemy), officially the Collectivity of Saint Barthélemy (French: Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy), is an overseas collectivity of France. Also known as Saint Barth in French, or St. Barts in English, the collectivity is one of the four territories among the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean that comprise the French West Indies, and is the only one to have historically been a Swedish colony; in 2003, the population voted in favour of secession from Guadeloupe in order to form a separate overseas collectivity (COM) of France. On 7 Feb. 2007, the French Parliament passed a bill granting COM status to both Saint Barthélemy and neighbouring Saint Martin. The new status took effect on 22 Feb. 2007)
    • found: GEOnet, August 10, 2015 (Saint Barthelemy (conventional); Saint-Barthélemy (approved); dependent political entity; 17°54ʹ00ʺN, 062°50ʹ00ʺW (17.9, -62.833333))
    • found: CIA World factbook, via WWW, August 10, 2015 (Saint Barthelemy; overseas collectivity of France; in 2003 the islanders voted to secede from Guadeloupe, and in 2007 the island became a French overseas collectivity; conventional long form: Overseas Collectivity of Saint Barthelemy; conventional short form: Saint Barthelemy; local long form: Collectivite d'outre mer de Saint-Barthelemy; local short form: Saint-Barthelemy; abbreviation: Saint-Barth (French); St. Barts or St. Barths (English)) {https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tb.html}
    • found: Wikipedia, August 10, 2015: Saint Barthélemy (Saint-Barthélemy (French: Saint-Barthélemy, officially the Territorial Collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy (French: Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Barthélemy), is an overseas collectivity of France. Often abbreviated to Saint-Barth in French, or St. Barts or St. Barths in English, the indigenous people called the island Ouanalao. Saint Barthélemy was for many years a French commune forming part of Guadeloupe, which is an overseas region and department of France. In 2003, the island voted in favour of secession from Guadeloupe in order to form a separate overseas collectivity (COM) of France. The collectivity is one of four territories among the Leeward Islands in the northeastern Caribbean that comprise the French West Indies, along with Saint Martin, Guadeloupe (200 kilometres (120 mi) southeast), and Martinique; Collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy; Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy)
    • found: Saint-Barthélemy official website, August 10, 2015: home page (Saint-Barthélemy; Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy; © Collectivité de St Barthelemy) Vivre à Saint-Barth (Saint-Barth; St Barthélemy) Actes de la Collectivité > Actes de la Collectivité 2015 > 2015-138 P : Arrêté portant réglementation de la circulation sur une portion de la rue Général De Gaulle et de la rue de la France à Gustavia pour cause de travaux sur le réseau routier (Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Barthélemy; Collectivité de Saint-Barthélemy) Journal de la COM (COM Saint Barth; COM St Barth; Com St-Barth) {http://www.comstbarth.fr/} {http://www.comstbarth.fr/iso_album/2015-138-p.pdf} {http://www.comstbarth.fr/pageLibre00013607.aspx}
  • General Notes

    • [Saint Barthelemy, also called Saint Bart's, an island of the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, became an overseas collectivity of France in 2007. Prior to then, it was a commune and, together with Saint-Martin, an arrondissement of the French overseas département of Guadeloupe.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1984-10-29: new
    • 2017-06-07: revised
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