Ouanary

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Ouanary
An overview of Ouanary, from the farm track
An overview of Ouanary, from the farm track
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Coordinates: 4°12′33″N 51°40′15″W / 4.2091°N 51.6709°W / 4.2091; -51.6709Coordinates: 4°12′33″N 51°40′15″W / 4.2091°N 51.6709°W / 4.2091; -51.6709
Country France
Overseas region and department French Guiana
Arrondissement Cayenne
Intercommunality Est Guyanais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Éric Rozé
Area1 1,080 km2 (420 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 124
 • Density 0.11/km2 (0.30/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97314 / 97380

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.

Ouanary is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. Ouanary lies on the mouth of the Oiapoque river. The settlement of Ouanary is accessible only by boat, helicopter, or light aircraft at Ouanary Airport, a 750 metres (2,460 ft) dirt runway.

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