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
Location of Apatou
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
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentFrench Guiana
ArrondissementSaint-Laurent-du-Maroni
IntercommunalityOuest Guyanais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Paul Dolianki
Area
1
2,020 km2 (780 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
7,257
 • Density3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−03:00
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.

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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