Grand-Santi

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Grand-Santi
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Coordinates: 4°16′26″N 54°22′58″W / 4.2739°N 54.3828°W / 4.2739; -54.3828Coordinates: 4°16′26″N 54°22′58″W / 4.2739°N 54.3828°W / 4.2739; -54.3828
Country France
Overseas region and department French Guiana
Arrondissement Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
Intercommunality Ouest Guyanais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Paul Martin
Area
 • Land1 2,112 km2 (815 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Population2 3,430
 • Population2 density 1.6/km2 (4.2/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97357 / 97340

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.

Grand-Santi is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America.

The commune was originally called Grand-Santi-Papaichton and included the now independent communes of Apatou and Papaichton. On 12 November 1976 Apatou was detached from Grand-Santi-Papaichton and became an independent commune. On 1 January 1993 Papaichton was also detached from Grand-Saint-Papaichton and became an independent commune. On that occasion, the name of the commune was shortened into Grand-Santi.

Transportation[edit]

The Grand-Santi Airport is located 1 km (0.54 NM) northeast of Grand-Santi.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ SOGS – GRAND SANTI (PDF). AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 3 Apr 2014.