Camopi

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Camopi
Entrance to the neighborhood legion of Camopi, of the 3rd REI
Entrance to the neighborhood legion of Camopi, of the 3rd REI
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 (2014-2020) René Monerville
Area1 10,030 km2 (3,870 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,665
 • Density 0.17/km2 (0.43/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.

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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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