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Miquelon is an island and village in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.


Although it is much larger than Saint-Pierre, it is much less populated. The residents are primarily of Basque and Acadian heritage.

Geologically, Miquelon is three islands, connected by isthmuses formed from drifting sand:

  • Le Cap at the north, location of the village of Miquelon (pop. 600).
  • Miquelon proper (Grande Miquelon). The name comes from the Basque version of Michael, which was the name of several fishermen who settled here.
  • Langlade (Petite Miquelon), which has no permanent inhabitants but is a popular vacation spot. The name is a corruption of the French l'île à l'Anglais or Englishman's Island.

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  • Restaurant Brian and Brasserie Michael, 18, rue Anne-Claire du Pont de Renon, (508) 41 64 89 (). closed Mon.. Traditional cuisine, seafood, snacks.  edit
  • Snack Bar à Choix, 2, rue Sourdeval Miquelon, (508) 41 62 00 (). Closed Mon. seafood crepe, roasted chicken, baked apple crepe, traditional cooking  edit
  • Chez Janot, Langlade, (508) 41 28 09 (), [1].  edit

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  • Hôtel L'Escale, 30, rue Victor Briand, (508) 41 61 24 or (508) 41 64 89 (). 6 rooms from €42.  edit
  • Maxotel, 42, rue Sourdeval, (508) 41 64 57 or (508) 55 64 57 (). 10 apartments from €60.  edit
  • Chez Marlène, Anse du Gouvernement (Langlade), (508) 55 01 32 (). 2 rooms from €45.  edit

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