Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
|Overseas region and department||Martinique|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Lucien Veilleur|
|• Land1||35.78 km2 (13.81 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||380/km2 (990/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||97220 / 97211|
|Elevation||0–372 m (0–1,220 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.
The village is situated on the southern end of Martinique, between the village of Sainte-Luce and the town of Le Marin which is a popular haven for yachts. Rivière-Pilote lies inland on the River Grande Pilote which drains the southern slopes of the mountainous Parc Naturel Regional. The village is predominantly one- or two-storey houses with a few small shops and cafes or bars.
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