Apatou

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Apatou
Canoe taxis at Apatou
Canoe taxis at Apatou
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Coordinates: 5°09′12″N 54°20′10″W / 5.1533°N 54.336°W / 5.1533; -54.336Coordinates: 5°09′12″N 54°20′10″W / 5.1533°N 54.336°W / 5.1533; -54.336
Country France
Overseas region and department French Guiana
Arrondissement Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
Intercommunality Ouest Guyanais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Paul Dolianki
Area1 2,020 km2 (780 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 7,257
 • Density 3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97360 / 97317

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.

Apatou is a commune in French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France in South America.

History[edit]

The commune of Apatou was created on 12 November 1976 by detaching its territory from the commune of Grand-Santi-Papaichton (since then renamed Grand-Santi).

Apatou, 2004

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