Camopi

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Camopi
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Coordinates: 3°09′56″N 52°20′28″W / 3.1655°N 52.3411°W / 3.1655; -52.3411Coordinates: 3°09′56″N 52°20′28″W / 3.1655°N 52.3411°W / 3.1655; -52.3411
Country France
Overseas region and department French Guiana
Arrondissement Cayenne
Intercommunality Est Guyanais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Joseph Chanel
Area
 • Land1 10,030 km2 (3,870 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Population2 1,486
 • Population2 density 0.15/km2 (0.38/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97356 / 97330

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Camopi is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. With a land area of 10,030 km2 (3,870 sq mi), it is the third-largest commune of France.

The village of Camopi, seat of the commune, lies close to the border with Brazil, near the junction of the Oyapock and Camopi Rivers.

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