Saint-Louis, Guadeloupe

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Saint-Louis
Commune
An aerial view of the commune of Saint-Louis, on Marie-Galante
An aerial view of the commune of Saint-Louis, on Marie-Galante
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 15°57′00″N 61°19′00″W / 15.95000°N 61.3167°W / 15.95000; -61.3167Coordinates: 15°57′00″N 61°19′00″W / 15.95000°N 61.3167°W / 15.95000; -61.3167
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Pointe-à-Pitre
Canton Marie-Galante
Intercommunality Marie-Galante
Government
 • Mayor Jacques Cornano
Area1 56.28 km2 (21.73 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 2,575
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97126 /97134

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.
Saint Louis Lighthouse
Saint-Louis, Guadeloupe is located in Guadeloupe
Saint-Louis, Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe
Location Sain Louis
Guadeloupe
France
Coordinates 15°57′24.5″N 61°19′08.2″W / 15.956806°N 61.318944°W / 15.956806; -61.318944
Year first constructed 1930 (first)
Construction masonry tower
Tower shape square prism tower with balcony and light
Markings / pattern white tower
Height 9 metres (30 ft)
Focal height 11 metres (36 ft)
Light source mains power
Range 11 nautical miles (20 km; 13 mi)
Characteristic Fl G 4s.
Admiralty number J5750
NGA number 14912
ARLHS number GUA-009[1] [2]

Saint-Louis is a commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. Saint-Louis lies on the north of the island of Marie-Galante, and is the island's largest commune. Many beaches lie on the west coast of the commune.

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  1. ^ Saint Louis The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 30 August 2016
  2. ^ List of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals Atlantic Coast. Retrieved 30 August 2016

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