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MARTINIQUE (French West Indies)
Capital city : Fort-de-France
Population : 425.000 inhabitants
Language : French and Creole
Currency : EUROS
Tel code : 596

Martinique is an overseas department of France. Columbus landed at Le Carbet in 1502. 400 years later, on May 8, 1902, Mt. Pelee erupted, destroying the city of Saint Pierre and its 30,000 residents.
Martinique's beauty, charm and history attracts visitors from around the world.


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