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Martinique

Martinique
  • Capital

    Capital

    Fort-de-France

  • Local time

    Local time

    8:12

  • Population

    Population

    385 551

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +596

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

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Martinique

Martinique
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Fort-de-France

  • Local time

    Local time

    8:12

  • Population

    Population

    385 551

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +596

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.94 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    880mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    1 128 km2

Economy

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coastal scenery and beaches, cultivable land

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coastal scenery and beaches, cultivable land

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What not to do when visiting Martinique

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Marker Martinique
Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting. Informal interactions include double or triple cheek kissing, sometimes even between the same sex.

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Marker Martinique
Business & Communication

Don’t necessarily initiate conversations in the Creole language in public spaces (e.g. offices, stores) - it can be considered disrespectful. Use the French at the beginning.

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Marker Martinique
Business & Communication

Don't expect French to be the only language here - Antillean Creole is widely spoken.

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Marker Martinique
Business & Communication

Don’t be surprised when some businesses close at midday and reopen later in the afternoon - it’s common.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't sit under a ripe coconut tree - better to be safe than sorry, falling coconuts kill 150 people each year.

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Marker Caribbean
Business & Communication

Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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Marker Martinique
Street & Behavioral

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Marker Caribbean
Street & Behavioral

Don't dive or snorkel without a floating marker on water.

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Marker Caribbean
Business & Communication

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Marker Caribbean
Business & Communication

Don't forget to negotiate your taxi ride price before you take it.

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Marker Martinique
Business & Communication

Don’t forget the hurricane season takes place between June and November.

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Marker Caribbean
Business & Communication

Don't really look for a deal - things are not that cheap in Caribbean.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget coral-safe sunscreen - if you go to water excursions, some of them may not allow you to join without coral-safe sunscreen.

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