Martinique Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the French island Martinique?
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Last updated: January 19, 2021
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Sea in which the island is located
Caribbean Sea
Martinique is part of this archipelago in that sea
Lesser Antilles
Part of that archipelago that includes Martinique
Windward Islands
Capital of Martinique
Fort-de-France
Original name of the above
Fort-Royal
Explorer who landed on the island in 1502
Christopher Columbus
Group of indigenous people who inhabited the island first (starts with A)
Arawak
Island nations located right north and south of Martinique
Dominica
Saint Lucia
The most spoken language, besides French
Martinican Creole
Name one of the French overseas territories that is more populous than Martinique
Réunion | Guadeloupe
Volcano that erupted in 1902, killed over 30,000 people
(hint: Brazilian footballer)
Mount Pelée
Most important city in Martinique before the above completely destroyed it
Saint-Pierre
Country that invaded the island in 1762, 1794 and 1809
United Kingdom
Painter that visited the island in 1887 and produced more than 12 artworks
Paul Gauguin
Martinique was the first area in the Western hemisphere where this bean
was introduced in the 1720s
Coffee
Animal that is depicted on the coat of arms
Snake
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