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What is the population of St. Eustatius?
Where is St.Eustatius located?
How do you get there?
How do you pronounce St.Eustatius?
How big is St. Eustatius?
How is the island governed?
How do I return to Statia to reside?
What language do you speak?
Does Statia have it's own flag and coat of arms?
What is the first salute?
What is required for immigration?
How do I find about real estate on Statia?



Statia has a population of 3,193. Top



Statia is located in the north eastern Caribbean, 150 miles east of Puerto Rico (latitude 17.00, longitude 63.04), 90 miles east of St. Croix, 38 miles south of St. Maarten and 17 miles southeast of Saba. Click here to see a map of Statia.Top



Statia is served 4 times daily and on Sundays 3 times by Windward Island Airways (WINAIR) from St. Maarten. Flight time is approximately 20 minutes from St. Maarten.

These services allow passengers to make connections in St. Maarten (SXM) with regional and international carriers, including BWIA, LIAT, KLM, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, US Airways and Air France. Click here for more on information on getting to Statia.Top



St. Eustatius is pronounced "SINT U-STAY-SHUS". Statia is pronounced "STAY-SHA".Top



Statia is an island of 11.8 square miles.Top



St. Eustatius is a Public Entity of the Netherlands, where the day to day local affairs are managed by an elected Island Council, presided over by a Governor of St. Eustatius.Top



As a person wishing to be a returning resident you must contact the census office at census@statiagov.com for information.Top



English is spoken everywhere on Statia but Dutch is the official language used in government administration and schools. Top



St. Eustatius adopted its flag on 16 November 2004 (Statia Day)

Flag Description : The flag is rectangular with the colors blue, red, white, gold and green. Proportions of width : length = 2:3. The flag is divided in four five-sided blue squares, each fimbriated red. In flag center is a diamond-form white field. In the diamond is the silhouette of the island in green. In the center in the top of the diamond is a five-pointed golden star.

The coat of arms was also adopted on Statia Day, 16 November, 2004. The design of the coat-of-arms is by Walter Hellebrand and has a motto in Latin: "SUPERBA ET CONFIDENS" meaning Proud and Confident. Top






On November 16, 1776, the cannons at Fort Oranje fired the first official salute by a foreign nation to the American colours. The island celebrates this event each year by having a national holiday. Click here to go to the Statia Tourist Office for more information on our history. Top



Click here for immigration requirements. Top



The following companies can help with real esate availibilty and sale or purchase.

Dawn Real Estate:
Island Estate St. Eustatius
Ms. Dawn Bauer
Fair Play  z/n
St. Eustatius Netherlands Antilles
Mobile: 599-318-4515

Norako Real Estate & Mortgages
Mrs. L. Sneek-Gibbs
Sadlerweg z/n
St. Eustatius Netherlands Antilles
Tel/Fax: 599-318 2640
Mobile:   599-318-4051 599-318-3088
Email: leonorasneek@hotmail.com

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  Visitors to Statia will experience beautiful flora and fauna, great hiking, world class diving and snorkeling, fascinating history, peace and tranquility and the Caribbean's friendliest people  
     
     



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