With nearly 9000 inhabitants called marinois (es), the city of Marin is the administrative capital of the south of Martinique. It is also an important medical and commercial centers.
Le Marin asserts itself in the yachting and boating, which earned him to be classified nautical station in 1998. The Tourist Office classified as Category II December 13, 2011 reflects its commitment to quality service.
The city attracts an international clientele with quality equipment marina recognized as the largest in the Caribbean. A capacity of 750 berths and 100 mooring buoys for pleasure boaters and lovers of the sea, and a "Blue Flag" label obtained in 2006 giving it a port position environmentally.
Head south administrative location, it is one of the three sub-prefecture of the island since 1974. Ranked as common tourist February 14, 2012, the town also has many other advantages including historical and heritage with its church of the eighteenth century, one of the oldest of Martinique, and a wealth of flora and fauna (nursery "Botanical south," dreary aca, Macabou) that offers an alternative to the followers of the profound nature. Its Tourist Office classified as Category I June 14, 2013 reflects its commitment to a warm welcome.