Le Robert

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This article is about the city in Martinique. For the dictionaries, see Dictionnaires Le Robert.
Le Robert
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Coordinates: 14°40′45″N 60°56′25″W / 14.6792°N 60.9403°W / 14.6792; -60.9403Coordinates: 14°40′45″N 60°56′25″W / 14.6792°N 60.9403°W / 14.6792; -60.9403
Country France
Overseas region and department Martinique
Arrondissement La Trinité
Canton Le Robert 1st Canton Sud and Le Robert 2nd Canton Nord
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alfred Monthieux
Area
 • Land1 47.30 km2 (18.26 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Population2 24,257
 • Population2 density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97222 / 97231
Elevation 0–317 m (0–1,040 ft)

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.

Le Robert is a town and the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. It is located in the northeastern (Atlantic) side of the island of Martinique. It contains the Sainte Rose-de-Lima church, Club Nautique Wind Force club, Stade Municipal du Robert and a sportsground. The village of Hyacinthe lies in the commune.

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