Sainte-Rose, Guadeloupe

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Sainte-Rose
Clugny Beach at Sainte-Rose
Clugny Beach at Sainte-Rose
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 16°20′00″N 61°42′00″W / 16.3333°N 61.70000°W / 16.3333; -61.70000Coordinates: 16°20′00″N 61°42′00″W / 16.3333°N 61.70000°W / 16.3333; -61.70000
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Basse-Terre
Canton Sainte-Rose-1, Sainte-Rose-2
Government
 • Mayor Richard Yacou
Area1 118 km2 (46 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 19,975
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97129 / 97115
Elevation 0–758 m (0–2,487 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-Rose is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe. It is the second largest commune of Guadeloupe, in terms of area, after Petit-Bourg. Sainte-Rose lies on the coast of the island of Basse-Terre.

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