Largest Cities in Martinique

Facts about Martinique

Official languages: French
Capital: Fort-de-France
Area: 1,100 km²
Population: 432,900 residents
Population density: 393.55 residents per km²
Currency: EUR
Internet TLD: .mq
ISO codes: MQ, MTQ, 474
The prefix for Martinique is +596

Martinique is an island in the Caribbean and belongs to the Lesser Antilles – more precisely to the Leeward Islands. It is a French overseas department and a French overseas region. In 1502 Columbus was the first European to discover Martinique on his fourth voyage. The island was colonized by France in 1635 and since then has remained in French possession except for three brief periods of foreign occupation.

Population

Total population
Population growth rate
Birth rate
Life expectancy
Overall
Men
Women
Age structure
0-14 years 22.40%
15-64 years
65 years and above 10.50%
Median age 33.61 years
Gender ratio 0.99 M / F
Population density
Urbanization 95.70%
Cities
(Fort-de-France) [Capital] (Z 1999) 130616, (Le Lamentin) (Z 1999) 35460, (Le Robert) (Z 1999) 21240, (Schoelcher) (Z 1999) 20845, (Sainte-Marie) (Z 1999) 20098, (Le François) (Z 1999) 18559
Ethnicities
About 80% of the population is of African origin. 15% of the residents are of Indian or Afro-Indian origin (called “coolies” in Martinique), mostly in the east of the island. About 5% of Martinique’s residents are of European descent. This group includes the whites born in Martinique, who descend from the colonial upper class and are called Béké. All people born in Martinique, both white and black, are called Creoles.
Religions
Roman Catholic 85% Protestants 10.5% Muslims 0.5% Hindus 0.5% Others 3.5%
Human Development Index (HDI)
HDI ranking

 

Biggest Cities of Martinique by Population

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Fort-de-France, Martinique 90,106 14.6037 -61.0742
2 Le Lamentin, Martinique 39,340 14.6134 -60.9996
3 Le Robert, Martinique 23,925 14.6775 -60.9423
4 Sainte-Marie, Martinique 20,491 14.7835 -60.9923
5 Le Francois, Martinique 19,793 14.6151 -60.9031
6 Ducos, Martinique 17,505 14.5753 -60.9745
7 Saint-Joseph, Martinique 17,085 14.671 -61.0391
8 La Trinite, Martinique 15,151 14.7381 -60.9632
9 Riviere-Pilote, Martinique 13,470 14.4874 -60.9026
10 Le Gros-Morne, Martinique 11,136 14.7 -61
11 Sainte-Luce, Martinique 9,307 14.4685 -60.9214
12 Saint-Esprit, Martinique 8,619 14.55 -60.9333
13 Le Lorrain, Martinique 8,452 14.8326 -61.0555
14 Le Marin, Martinique 8,054 14.4716 -60.8699
15 Le Vauclin, Martinique 7,923 14.5454 -60.8383
16 Les Trois-Ilets, Martinique 5,768 14.5391 -61.0335
17 Le Morne-Rouge, Martinique 5,580 14.7761 -61.1356

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