Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe

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Sainte-Anne
Morning view at La Carevelle beach
Morning view at La Carevelle beach
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 16°14′00″N 61°23′00″W / 16.2333°N 61.3833°W / 16.2333; -61.3833Coordinates: 16°14′00″N 61°23′00″W / 16.2333°N 61.3833°W / 16.2333; -61.3833
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Pointe-à-Pitre
Canton Sainte-Anne 1st / Sainte-Anne 2nd
Government
 • Mayor Blaise Aldo
Area
 • Land1 80.29 km2 (31.00 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Population2 23,371
 • Population2 density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97128 / 97180
Elevation 0–135 m (0–443 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.

Sainte-Anne is a city in the southern part of Grande-Terre, considered by some to be one of the most touristic towns of Guadeloupe (with Le Gosier and Saint-François).

The commune turned decidedly towards tourism in the last 20 years, but still remains dependent on agriculture.

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