|Overseas region and department||Réunion|
|Intercommunality||Nord de la Réunion|
|• Mayor (2001–2007)||Maurice Gironcel|
|Area1||58.84 km2 (22.72 sq mi)|
|• Density||380/km2 (990/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||97420 / 97441|
|Elevation||0–1,449 m (0–4,754 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 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-Suzanne is a commune on the north coast of the French island and department of Réunion. It is bordered by the communes of Saint-André, Sainte-Marie and Salazie. The course of the Saint-Jean River denoted the border between Saint-André and Saint-Suzanne. The town, along with Saint-Denis, was founded in 1667 by Étienne Regnault, the first governor of the island.
The following people were natives of Sainte-Suzanne:
- Edmond Albius (1829–1880), a slave who discovered the artificial pollination of vanilla.
- Élie Hoarau (born 1938), politician.
- René-Paul Victoria (born 1954), politician.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Sainte-Suzanne, Réunion.|
|This Réunion location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|