The church of Le Tampon
|Overseas region and department||Réunion|
|Intercommunality||Communes du Sud|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Didier Robert|
|Area1||165.43 km2 (63.87 sq mi)|
|• Density||450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||97422 / 97430|
|Elevation||287–2,418 m (942–7,933 ft)
(avg. 546 m or 1,791 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 Tampon (French pronunciation: [lə.tɑ̃.pɔ̃]) is the fourth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located on the south-central part of the island of Réunion, adjacent to Saint-Pierre.
- Iledelareunion.net: Sitarane (French)
- Official website (in French)
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