Arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

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Arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guiana
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guiana
CountryFrance
RegionFrench Guiana
DepartmentFrench Guiana
Communes8
SubprefectureSaint-Laurent-du-Maroni
INSEE code9732
Area
 • Total40,945 km2 (15,809 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total87,849
 • Density2.1/km2 (5.6/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni is an arrondissement of France, in the French Guiana department. Its capital, and subprefecture of the department, is the city of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni.

History[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni was created in 1969.

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni is in the western half of the department. It has the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the Cayenne arrondissement to the east, Brazil to the south, and Surinam to the west.

The arrondissement of Cayenne has an area of 40,945 km2 (15,809 sq mi) and a population of 87,849 inhabitants.

Composition[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni has 8 communes; they areː[1]

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Area Density
(inh./km²)
Intercommunality
Arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
97311 Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni 44,169 4,830.00 9.14 L'Ouest Guyanais
97353 Maripasoula 10,984 18,360.00 0.60 L'Ouest Guyanais
97306 Mana 9,916 6,332.60 1.57 L'Ouest Guyanais
97360 Apatou 8,040 2,020.00 3.98 L'Ouest Guyanais
97357 Grand-Santi 6,656 2,123.00 3.14 L'Ouest Guyanais
97362 Papaichton 6,572 2628.00 2.50 L'Ouest Guyanais
97361 Awala-Yalimapo 1,364 187.40 7.28 L'Ouest Guyanais
97322 Saül 148 4,475.00 0.03 L'Ouest Guyanais

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Département de la Guyane (973)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  2. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 12 February 2017.

Coordinates: 5°29′44″N 54°01′51″W / 5.49556°N 54.03083°W / 5.49556; -54.03083