Saint-Pierre, Réunion

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Saint-Pierre
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Coat of arms of Saint-Pierre
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 21°20′31″S 55°28′40″E / 21.3419°S 55.4778°E / -21.3419; 55.4778Coordinates: 21°20′31″S 55°28′40″E / 21.3419°S 55.4778°E / -21.3419; 55.4778
Country France
Overseas region and department Réunion
Arrondissement Saint-Pierre
Intercommunality Villes Solidaires
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Fontaine
Area1 95.99 km2 (37.06 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 80,356
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97416 / 97410
Elevation 0–1,642 m (0–5,387 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 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.

Saint-Pierre (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃.pjɛʁ]) is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located on the southwest side of the island of Réunion.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for St.-Pierre
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(85)
29
(85)
29
(84)
28
(82)
26
(79)
24
(76)
24
(75)
23
(74)
24
(76)
26
(79)
28
(82)
28
(83)
26.5
(80)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(78)
25
(77)
24
(76)
24
(75)
22
(71)
21
(69)
19
(67)
19
(66)
20
(68)
22
(71)
24
(75)
25
(77)
22.6
(72.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 114
(4.5)
112
(4.4)
183
(7.2)
130
(5)
109
(4.3)
79
(3.1)
61
(2.4)
50
(2)
33
(1.3)
28
(1.1)
58
(2.3)
80
(3)
1,037
(40.6)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

See also[edit]

Twin towns - Sister cities[edit]

Saint-Pierre is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for St.-Pierre, Reunion". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

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