Petit-Canal

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Petit-Canal
The war memorial in Petit-Canal
The war memorial in Petit-Canal
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 16°23′00″N 61°29′00″W / 16.3834°N 61.4834°W / 16.3834; -61.4834Coordinates: 16°23′00″N 61°29′00″W / 16.3834°N 61.4834°W / 16.3834; -61.4834
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Pointe-à-Pitre
Canton Petit-Canal
Government
 • Mayor Florent Mitel
Area1 72 km2 (28 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,348
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97119 / 97131

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.

Petit-Canal is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe. Petit-Canal is a coastal commune on Grande-Terre.

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