Arrondissement of Cayenne

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Cayenne
Location within French Guiana
Location within French Guiana
CountryFrance
Overseas region
and department
French Guiana
No. of communes14
PrefectureCayenne
Area
 • Total42,589 km2 (16,444 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total176,357
 • Density4.1/km2 (11/sq mi)
INSEE code9731

The arrondissement of Cayenne is an arrondissement of France in French Guiana department in French Guiana region. It has 14 communes. Its population is 176,357 (2016), and its area is 42,589 km2 (16,444 sq mi).[1] It is the larger of the two arrondissements in French Guiana.

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Cayenne, and their INSEE codes, are:[2]

  1. Camopi (97356)
  2. Cayenne (97302)
  3. Iracoubo (97303)
  4. Kourou (97304)
  5. Macouria (97305)
  6. Matoury (97307)
  7. Montsinéry-Tonnegrande (97313)
  8. Ouanary (97314)
  9. Remire-Montjoly (97309)
  10. Roura (97310)
  11. Régina (97301)
  12. Saint-Georges (97308)
  13. Saint-Élie (97358)
  14. Sinnamary (97312)

History[edit]

Before 2015, the arrondissements of French Guiana were subdivided into cantons. The cantons of the arrondissement of Cayenne were, as of January 2015:[3]

  • Approuague-Kaw
  • Cayenne 1st Canton Nord-Ouest
  • Cayenne 2nd Canton Nord-Est
  • Cayenne 3rd Canton Sud-Ouest
  • Cayenne 4th Canton Centre
  • Cayenne 5th Canton Sud
  • Cayenne 6th Canton Sud-Est
  • Iracoubo
  • Kourou
  • Macouria
  • Matoury
  • Montsinéry-Tonnegrande
  • Rémiré-Montjoly
  • Roura
  • Saint-Georges-de-l'Oyapock
  • Sinnamary

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  2. ^ "Arrondissement de Cayenne (9731)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  3. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-06.

Coordinates: 4°55′N 52°19′W / 4.917°N 52.317°W / 4.917; -52.317