Fort-de-France
in Martinique of Martinique, Martinique

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.609 and -61.073 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 36' 32" and W -61° 4' 24"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:03 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Martinique
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:35 am and 6:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-17.060 and 122.378 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Morard Community
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Fort-de-France

Fort-de-France in Martinique (Martinique) with it's 89,995 habitants is located in Martinique. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Fort-de-France is now 10:03 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Martinique with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Fort-de-France. The closest airport in Martinique is Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Morne Trois Pitons National Park in Dominica at a distance of 51 mi (or 83 km). Also, if you like playing golf, there is an option about 6 mi (or 9 km). away. We encountered 1 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Schoelcher, Gros Islet, Castries, Anse La Raye and Berekua. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1017.4 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 18th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Thursday, 20th of June 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Bakoua

Address
5,5 mi
pointe du Bouts
97229 Les Trois Ilets
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Simon Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
5 rue Loulou Boislaville
97200 Fort-de-France
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


La Pagerie

Address
3,9 mi
Rue Du Chacha
97229 Les Trois Ilets
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


HOTEL CARAYOU

Address
3,8 mi
POINTE DU BOUT
97229 Les Trois Ilets
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel L'Imperatrice

Address
0,5 mi
15 rue de la Liberté
97200 Fort-de-France
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SQUASH-KARIBEA HOTELS

Address
0,5 mi
3, BOULEVARD DE LA MARNE
97200 Fort-de-France
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Le Marouba

Address
0,9 mi
Route De Choisy
97221 Le Carbet
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Centre International de Sejour Martinique Centre International de Séjour Martinque

Address
2,1 mi
Rue Ernest Hemingway, Zac Etang Zabricot
97200 Fort de France
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


VALMENIERE-KARIBEA HOTELS

Address
2,3 mi
AVENUE DES ARAWAKS
97200 Martinique
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Bambou

Address
5,9 mi
Anse Mitan
97229 Martinique
Martinique

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Carnaval Martinique 2013 - Lundi gras à Fort-de-France

Published: February 11, 2013
Length: 17:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MCathy972

Article et photos sur: http://www.mcvlemag.com/2013/02/12/fort-de-france-carnaval-2013-et-lundi-gras/ Lundi Gras sur le thème du mariage burlesque à Fort-de-France pour le carnaval de Martinque...


Martinique - Fort de France

Published: January 08, 2012
Length: 21:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alizemedia

Fort de France, chef-lieu du département et de la Région de la Martinique est une ville superbe... Traversez la baie en navette et partez à la découverte de la Bibliothèque Schoelcher,...


Quantum of the Seas, Fort-de-France, Martinique

Published: January 25, 2015
Length: 11:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mogens Hallas

Quantum of the Seas, Fort-de-France, Martinique More text will be added.


Parade - FDF - Dimanche 19 Janvier 2014

Published: January 20, 2014
Length: 56:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Eddy Norbert Marcet

Fort de France accueille ce dimanche 19 Janvier 2014 , la première parade du carnaval. Départ à 15 heures sur le front de mer pour le circuit habituel. Lien Des Photos De Cette Parade à...


Damien Guillou chaleureusement accueilli à Fort-de-France

Published: April 09, 2013
Length: 00:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cmtmartinique


Fort de France (Martinique, Janvier 2013)

Published: January 08, 2014
Length: 12:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Serge micheline

Fort-de-France, le Chef-Lieu de la Martinique.


Carnaval 3D Fort de France Mercredi des cendres part 16

Published: March 10, 2011
Length: 43:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: keops97208


Le grand ballet de Martinique en prestation à Fort-de-France

Published: April 08, 2013
Length: 11:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: carnavalmartinique

Prestation du 7/04/13 ,village de la transat Bretagne Martinique J'aime Fort-de-France http://jaimefortdefrance.overblog.com Le premier ballet de la Martinique à dimension internationale,...


Martinique Carnaval 2011 Fort de France Mercredi des cendres part 7

Published: March 10, 2011
Length: 47:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: keops97208

Fort de France Martinique le carnaval du mercredi des cendres marque la fin du carnaval et le début du carême à cet effet le symbole du carnaval surnommé VAVAL est brûlé d'où le nom...


Carnaval Fort de France 2011 part 5

Published: March 07, 2011
Length: 18:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: keops97208

Dimanche gras 2011 a Fort de France.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Martinique

Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of 1,128 km . Like Guadeloupe, it is an overseas region of France, consisting of a single overseas department. To the northwest lies Dominica, to the south St Lucia, and to the southeast Barbados. As with the other overseas departments, Martinique is one of the twenty-seven regions of France and an integral part of the French Republic.

Located at 14.6667, -61 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Martinique, Caribbean countries, Lesser Antilles, Outermost regions of the European Union, Overseas departments of France, Regions of France, Departments of France, French-speaking countries

Geography of Martinique

Located at 14.6667, -61 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Martinique

Carbet Mountains

The Carbet Mountains (French: Pitons Du Carbet, or Carbet Nails) are a massif of volcanic origin on the Caribbean island of Martinique. The Carbet Mountains occupy an 80 km long path through the centre of the island, and include some of its highest peaks, though Martinique's highest point Mount Pelée is not part of the range. The mountains are a popular tourist site and hiking and climbing destination.

Located at 14.6982, -61.1138 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Martinique, Mountain ranges of Central America and the Caribbean, Mountain ranges of France, Volcanoes of Martinique

Diamond Rock

Diamond Rock (Rocher du Diamant) is a 175 m (574 feet) high basalt island located south of Fort-de-France, the main port of the Caribbean island of Martinique. The uninhabited island is about three kilometers from Pointe Diamant. The island gets its name from the reflections that its sides cast at certain hours of the day, which evoke images of a precious stone. Its claim to fame is the role that it played in the Napoleonic Wars.

Located at 14.4431, -61.0389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1805, Fortification in France, Geography of Martinique, Naval battles involving France, Naval battles involving the United Kingdom, Naval battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Royal Navy courts martial, Stacks (geology), Uninhabited islands of France, Volcanic plugs, Volcanoes of Martinique

Stade d'Honneur de Dillon

Stade d'Honneur de Dillon, is a multi-purpose stadium in Fort-de-France, Martinique. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium can hold 16,300 people.

Located at 14.6031, -61.0461 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Martinique, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in France

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Fort-de-France

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Fort-de-France (Latin: Archidioecesis Arcis Gallicae et S. Petri o Martinicensis) is an Archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the Caribbean. The Archdiocese comprises the entirety of the former French dependency of Martinique. The Archdiocese is the Metropolitan for the suffragan dioceses of Cayenne and Basse-Terre, and is a member of the Antilles Episcopal Conference.

Located at 14.6139, -61.0541 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religion in Martinique, Roman Catholic dioceses in the Caribbean

St. Louis Cathedral, Fort-de-France

Fort-de-France Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Louis de Fort-de-France) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the town of Fort-de-France, capital of Martinique. The architect was the Parisian Pierre-Henri Picq. This is the seventh church to have stood on the site, and although Picq had been commissioned to build a structure that could survive Martinique's plagues of fire, hurricanes and earthquakes, he built it entirely out of wood.

Located at 14.6042, -61.07 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in France, Buildings and structures in Martinique, Official historical monuments of France

Stade Omnisports (Lamentin)

Stade Omnisports is a multi-use stadium in Lamentin, Martinique. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home games of Aiglon. The stadium holds 8,500 people.

Located at 14.6206, -60.987 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Martinique

Stade Louis Achille

Stade Louis Achille is a multi-use stadium in Fort-de-France, Martinique. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home games of Good Luck. The stadium holds 9,000 people.

Located at 14.6028, -61.0842 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Martinique

Fort-de-France Bay

Fort-de-France Bay is a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea, off the coast of Martinique. It is named after Martinique's capital, Fort-de-France, the chief town on the bay.

Located at 14.5667, -61.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Martinique

Battle of Martinique (1779)

The Combat de la Martinique, or Battle of Martinique, was a naval encounter on 18 December 1779 between a British squadron under Admiral Hyde Parker and a French squadron under Admiral Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte near the island of Martinique in the West Indies.

Located at 14.5833, -61.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Naval battles involving Great Britain, Naval battles involving France, Battles of the American Revolutionary War, Conflicts in 1779, History of Martinique

A1 autoroute (Martinique)

The A1 autoroute in Martinique (officially designated as A1) is the only autoroute on the French autoroute system built outside of Metropolitan France. This short autoroute, only 7 km in length, connects Aimé Césaire International Airport to Le Lamentin and Fort-de-France.

Located at 14.6193, -61.0006 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Autoroutes in France, Transport in Martinique

Fort Saint Louis (Martinique)

Fort Saint Louis (often hyphenated as Fort Saint-Louis) is a seaside fortress in Fort-de-France, Martinique. The present-day fort has evolved from earlier strongholds that were erected on the site as early as 1638, and has been known in previous incarnations as Fort Royal and Fort de la Republique. The modern-day Fort Saint Louis is both an active naval base and a listed historic site of France. There are daily tours of the fort, though the portion that is still a naval base is off-limits.

Located at 14.5999, -61.0664 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Martinique, French naval bases

Fort Desaix

Fort Desaix is a Vauban fort and one of four forts that protect Fort-de-France, the capital of Martinique. The fort was built from 1768 to 1772 and sits on a hill, Morne Garnier, overlooking what was then Fort Royal. Fort Desaix was built in response to the successful British attack on Fort Royal in 1762 and was intended to prevent any future attacker from using Morne Garnier to site cannon that could then bombard Fort Royal from above.

Located at 14.6, -61.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Martinique

Jardin de Balata

The Jardin de Balata (3 hectares) is a private botanical garden located on the Route de Balata about 10 km outside of Fort-de-France, Martinique, France. It is open daily; an admission fee is charged. The garden was begun in 1982 by horticulturist Jean-Philippe Thoze and opened to the public in 1986. It is set on former farmland with picturesque views of the Pitons du Carbet.

Located at 14.6903, -61.0158 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gardens in Martinique, Botanical gardens in France

Rivière de François

The Rivière de François is a river of Martinique.

Located at 14.618, -60.903 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Martinique

Battle of Diamond Rock

The Battle of Diamond Rock took place between 31 May and 2 June 1805 during the Napoleonic Wars. It was an attempt by Franco-Spanish force despatched under Captain Julien Cosmao to retake Diamond Rock, at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British forces that had occupied it over a year before.

Located at 14.4431, -61.0389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1805, Naval battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Naval battles involving France, Naval battles involving the United Kingdom, History of Martinique, War of the Third Coalition, Battles of the War of the Third Coalition

Battle of Martinique (1794)

The Battle of Martinique was a successful British invasion in 1794 of the island of Martinique in the West Indies, during the French Revolutionary Wars. During the invasion the British were in negotiation with a French planter, Louis-François Dubuc, who wished to gain British protection, as the French Constitutional Assembly was passing a law abolishing slavery. However the Whitehall Accord was not signed until after the British had landed.

Located at 14.6667, -61 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the French Revolutionary Wars, Battles involving Great Britain, Battles involving France, History of Martinique, Conflicts in 1794

Fond-Zombi

Fond-Zombi (or Quartier Fond Zombi) is a populated place in the arrondissement of Fort-de-France on Martinique.

Located at 14.65, -61.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Martinique

Stade En Camée

The Stade Alfred Marie-Jeanne, until August 2011 Stade En Camée, is a multi-purpose stadium located in Rivière-Pilote, Martinique, an overseas department of France. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is set to be utilized as a venue for the 2010 Caribbean Championship.

Located at 14.4839, -60.9092 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Martinique, Multi-purpose stadiums in France

Trois-Rivières, Martinique

Trois-Rivières is a village on the southwest coast of Martinique, located within the commune of Sainte-Luce. It is known for its distillery/plantation Rhum Trois Rivières, located in the north of the village.

Located at 14.48, -60.9639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Martinique

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19 Jun
2019

REUNION D'INFORMATION GRATUITE IFC - 2019
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21 Jun
2019

2700 : An Siyak
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2700 : An Siyak
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27 Jun
2019

L'ACTIVITÉ PHYSIQUE AU COEUR DE NOTRE SANTÉ
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29 Jun
2019

Les Ateliers Créatifs - Adultes
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07 Jul
2019

Thé.matik
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13 Jul
2019

Les Ateliers Créatifs - Familles
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Le Fort-de-France, فور دو فرانس, For-de-Frans, Горад Форт-дэ-Франс, Фор дьо Франс, Fort-de-France, Φορ-ντε-Φρανς, Fort Royal, فور-دو-فرانس, Fort Royale, Fôrt-de-France, פור-דה-פראנס, Fòd Fwans, Ֆոր դե Ֆրանս, FDF, フォール=ド=フランス, ფორ-დე-ფრანსი, 포르드프랑스, Arx Gallica, For de Fransas, Fordefransa, Фор де Франс, फोर्ट-दे-फ्रान्स, Фор-де-Франс, فورٹ ڈی فرانس, Форт-де-Франс, பிரான்சுக் கோட்டை, ฟอร์-เดอ-ฟร็องส์, 法兰西堡