Ducos

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Ducos
The church of Our Lady of the Nativity, in Ducos
The church of Our Lady of the Nativity, in Ducos
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of Ducos
Coordinates: 14°34′30″N 60°58′30″W / 14.57500°N 60.97500°W / 14.57500; -60.97500Coordinates: 14°34′30″N 60°58′30″W / 14.57500°N 60.97500°W / 14.57500; -60.97500
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentMartinique
ArrondissementLe Marin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Charles-André Mencé
Area
1
37.69 km2 (14.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
17,357
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97207 /97224
Elevation0–160 m (0–525 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ducos is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. It is where the prison is located.

It was called "Trou-au-chat" until 1855, and was renamed after the French politician Théodore Ducos. Its inhabitants are Ducossais.

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