Arrondissement of Le Marin

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Le Marin
Location within the region Martinique
Location within the region Martinique
CountryFrance
Overseas region
and department
Martinique
No. of communes12
SubprefectureLe Marin
Area
 • Total409.1 km2 (158.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total117,168
 • Density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
INSEE code9723
Saint-Anne in Le Marin, Martinique

The arrondissement of Le Marin is an arrondissement of France in the Martinique department in the Martinique region. It has 12 communes.[1] Its population is 117,168 (2016), and its area is 409.1 km2 (158.0 sq mi).[2]

Composition[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Le Marin, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. Les Anses-d'Arlet (97202)
  2. Le Diamant (97206)
  3. Ducos (97207)
  4. Le François (97210)
  5. Le Marin (97217)
  6. Rivière-Pilote (97220)
  7. Rivière-Salée (97221)
  8. Sainte-Anne (97226)
  9. Sainte-Luce (97227)
  10. Saint-Esprit (97223)
  11. Les Trois-Îlets (97231)
  12. Le Vauclin (97232)

History[edit]

The arrondissement of Le Marin, containing 12 communes that were previously part of the arrondissement of Fort-de-France, was created in 1974.[3]

Before 2015, the arrondissements of Martinique were subdivided into cantons. The cantons of the arrondissement of Le Marin were, as of January 2015:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement du Marin (9723)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  3. ^ Décret n°74-329 du 26 avril 1974
  4. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-06.

Coordinates: 14°28′17″N 60°52′01″W / 14.47139°N 60.86694°W / 14.47139; -60.86694