Bellevue, French Guiana

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Bellevue is a village in the commune of Iracoubo, French Guiana.

Overview[edit]

It is an Amerindian village on Route nationale 1, eight kilometres past Iracoubo,[1] on the way to Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni. The population is under 1000. There are a couple of shops, but no accommodation. All children go to school at the primary school in Iracoubo.

Kali'nas (also known as Galibis) are still living in Bellevue[2] and maintain some of their traditions (fishing, danses).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guyane Guide: Iracoubo (French)
  2. ^ Les Galibi, Odile Renault-Lescuie (French)
  3. ^ Tourism office of Iracoubo (French)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 5°28′38″N 53°15′43″W / 5.47722°N 53.26194°W / 5.47722; -53.26194