Iracoubo

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Iracoubo
View of the Church decorated by Pierre Huguet, a convict
View of the Church decorated by Pierre Huguet, a convict
Coat of arms of Iracoubo
Coat of arms
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of Iracoubo
Coordinates: 5°28′46″N 53°12′14″W / 5.4795°N 53.2039°W / 5.4795; -53.2039Coordinates: 5°28′46″N 53°12′14″W / 5.4795°N 53.2039°W / 5.4795; -53.2039
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentFrench Guiana
ArrondissementCayenne
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Cornélie Sellali Bois-Blanc
Area
1
2,762 km2 (1,066 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
1,955
 • Density0.71/km2 (1.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−03:00
INSEE/Postal code
97303 /97350
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Iracoubo is a commune on the coast of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America.

Geography[edit]

The settlement of Iracoubo, seat of the commune, is located between the settlement of Sinnamary and the hamlet of Organabo (located within the commune of Iracoubo).

The village of Bellevue is 5 km west of Iracoubo.

History[edit]

There is a parish church dating from 1893 in the town.

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