Saint-Élie

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Not to be confused with the town of Saint-Élie-de-Caxton, Quebec (formerly known as Saint-Élie).
Saint-Élie
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Coordinates: 4°49′22″N 53°16′35″W / 4.8227°N 53.2764°W / 4.8227; -53.2764Coordinates: 4°49′22″N 53°16′35″W / 4.8227°N 53.2764°W / 4.8227; -53.2764
Country France
Overseas region and department French Guiana
Arrondissement Cayenne
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Charles Ringuet
Area
 • Land1 5,680 km2 (2,190 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Population2 451
 • Population2 density 0.079/km2 (0.21/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97358 / 97312

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.

Saint-Élie is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. It was formerly capital of the Inini territory.[citation needed]

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