Location: Part of the French West Indies, located north of the Lesser Antilles near St. Martin/Maarten and St. Kitts & Nevis.
Size: 8 square miles.
Language: French; some English spoken
Religions: Roman Catholic
Telephone/Area Code: 590 country code; 590 or 690 (cell phones) local area codes.
Tipping: 10-15% if service charge not already included.
Weather: Arid tropical maritime; hurricane threat July-Nov.