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by A Total TaiTai Tale

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In case you are Swedish…. you are in luck you have a consulate on the island…. the only one.

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Discovered in 1493 by Christopher Columbus, who named it after his younger brother, this roughly 20 square kilometre patch of land was taken over by the French in 1648.

In 1784, one of Louis XVI’s ministers ceded the French Caribbean island to Sweden in exchange for trading rights in the Swedish port of Gothenburg. Swedish rule lasted until 1878 when the French repurchased the island

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