Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon (French: Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon,French pronunciation: [sɛ̃.pjɛʁ.e.mi.klɔ̃]) is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivityof France, situated in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean near Canada. It is the only remnant of the former colonial empire of New France that remains under French control, with a population of 6,080 at the January 2011 census.
The islands are situated at the entrance of Fortune Bay, which extends into the southern coast of Newfoundland, near the Grand Banks. They are 3,819 kilometres (2,373 mi) from Brest, the nearest point in Metropolitan France, but just 20 kilometres (12 mi) off the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada.