Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe

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Sainte-Anne
Commune
Morning view at La Carevelle beach
Morning view at La Carevelle beach
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 16°14′00″N 61°23′00″W / 16.2333°N 61.3833°W / 16.2333; -61.3833Coordinates: 16°14′00″N 61°23′00″W / 16.2333°N 61.3833°W / 16.2333; -61.3833
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Pointe-à-Pitre
Canton Sainte-Anne 1st / Sainte-Anne 2nd
Government
 • Mayor Christian Baptiste
Area1 80.29 km2 (31.00 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 25,057
 • Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97128 /97180
Elevation 0–135 m (0–443 ft)

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.

Sainte-Anne is a city in the southern part of Grande-Terre, considered by some to be one of the most touristy towns of Guadeloupe (with Le Gosier and Saint-François).

The commune turned decidedly towards tourism in the last 20 years, but still remains dependent on agriculture.

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