Iracoubo

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Iracoubo
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Coordinates: 5°28′46″N 53°12′14″W / 5.4795°N 53.2039°W / 5.4795; -53.2039Coordinates: 5°28′46″N 53°12′14″W / 5.4795°N 53.2039°W / 5.4795; -53.2039
Country France
Overseas region and department French Guiana
Arrondissement Cayenne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Mangal
Area
 • Land1 2,762 km2 (1,066 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Population2 2,001
 • Population2 density 0.72/km2 (1.9/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97303 / 97350

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.

Iracoubo is a commune on the coast of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. The settlement of Iracoubo, seat of the commune, is located between the settlement of Sinnamary and the hamlet of Organabo (located within the commune of Iracoubo).

There is a parish church dating from 1893 in the town.

The village of Bellevue is 5 km west of Iracoubo.

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