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Saint Barthelemy Geography 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Saint Barthelemy Geography 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on September 22, 2009

Location:
located approximately 125 miles northwest of Guadeloupe

Geographic coordinates:
17 90 N, 62 85 W

Map references:
Central America and the Caribbean

Area:
21 sq km

Area - comparative:
less than an eighth of the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries:
0 km

Climate:
tropical, with practically no variation in temperature; has two seasons (dry and humid)

Terrain:
hilly, almost completely surrounded by shallow-water reefs, with 20 beaches

Elevation extremes:
lowest point: Caribbean Ocean 0 m
highest point: Morne du Vitet 286 m

Natural resources:
has few natural resources, its beaches being the most important

Environment - current issues:
with no natural rivers or streams, fresh water is in short supply, especially in summer, and provided by desalinization of sea water, collection of rain water, or imported via water tanker


NOTE: The information regarding Saint Barthelemy on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Saint Barthelemy Geography 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Barthelemy Geography 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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