Le Gosier

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Le Gosier
Plage de la Datcha, Le Gosier
Plage de la Datcha, Le Gosier
Coat of arms of Le Gosier
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of Le Gosier
Coordinates: 16°12′22″N 61°29′39″W / 16.2061°N 61.4942°W / 16.2061; -61.4942Coordinates: 16°12′22″N 61°29′39″W / 16.2061°N 61.4942°W / 16.2061; -61.4942
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentGuadeloupe
ArrondissementPointe-à-Pitre
CantonLe Gosier and Les Abymes-3
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Cédric Cornet
Area
1
45.20 km2 (17.45 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
26,692
 • Density590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97113 /97190
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Gosier is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles. Located on the south side of the island of Grande-Terre and part of the urban area of Pointe-à-Pitre, it is the largest conurbation in Guadeloupe.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1967 13,025—    
1974 13,906+0.94%
1982 15,381+1.27%
1990 20,688+3.77%
1999 25,360+2.29%
2007 27,193+0.88%
2012 26,613−0.43%
2017 26,783+0.13%
Source: INSEE[2]

Education[edit]

Public preschools include:[3]

  • Ecole maternelle Marcel Armantine
  • Ecole maternelle Maryse Pierre Justin Borel
  • Ecole maternelle Alexis Eugène
  • Ecole maternelle Grand Bois
  • Ecole maternelle Armand Lazard

Public primary schools include:[3]

  • Ecole primaire Lazare Armand
  • Ecole primaire Gillot Augustin
  • Ecole primaire Marcel Georges
  • Ecole primaire Lantin Germaine
  • Ecole primaire Pater Hildevert
  • Ecole primaire Moinet Klébert
  • Ecole primaire Pliane
  • Ecole primaire Jasor Saturnin
  • Ecole primaire Rollon Suzanne
  • Ecole primaire Thénard Turenne

Public junior high schools include:[4]

  • Collège Edmond Bambuck

Public senior high schools include:[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  3. ^ a b "LISTE DES ECOLES PUBLIQUES ET PRIVEES SOUS CONTRAT." Académie de la Guadeloupe [fr]. Retrieved on 10 March 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Établissements du 2nd degré PUBLIC 2017-2018." Académie de la Guadeloupe [fr]. Retrieved on 10 March 2018.

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