Bras-Panon

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Bras-Panon
Commune
Coat of arms of Bras-Panon
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 20°59′43″S 55°40′34″E / 20.9953°S 55.6761°E / -20.9953; 55.6761Coordinates: 20°59′43″S 55°40′34″E / 20.9953°S 55.6761°E / -20.9953; 55.6761
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentRéunion
ArrondissementSaint-Benoît
CantonSaint-André-3
IntercommunalityRéunion Est
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Daniel Gonthier (UMP)
Area188.55 km2 (34.19 sq mi)
Population (2012)212,298
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code97402 /97412
Elevation0–2,092 m (0–6,864 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 ft)
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.

Bras-Panon is a commune in the department and region of Réunion. It borders the communes of Saint-André, Saint-Benoît and Salazie; as well as the Mât river, the Rivière des Roches and the Indian Ocean.

The commune is a large producer of vanilla, and holds the largest Agricultural Show on the island, every May.

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