Twelve out of the 15 EU islands are located within the Lesser Antilles.
Guadeloupe archipelago is composed by six islands: Grande-Terre (570 km²), Basse-Terre (944 km²), Désirade (22 km²), Petite-Terre (2 km²), Marie-Galante (152 km²) and Les Saintes (19 km²)
Martinique has a volcanic origin, with the highest peak Montagne Pelée reaching 1379 m.
The French side of Saint-Martin is located on the northern half of the island and gathers the highest hilltop, Pic Paradis (424 m).
Saint-Barthélemy (18°50′ N, 62°49′ W) is the smallest island of the FWI with an area of 25 km².
405,739 inhabitants in Guadeloupe, 250 Inhab./km2 and 19,810 GDP/capita (€).
386,486 inhabitants in Martinique, 343 Inhab./km2 and 21,527 GDP/capita (€).
36,992 inhabitants in Saint-Martin, 698 Inhab./km2 and 14,700 GDP/capita (€).
8,938 inhabitants in Martinique, 370 Inhab./km2 and 26,000 GDP/capita (€).
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