Sainte-Marie, Martinique

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Sainte-Marie
A view of Sainte-Marie from the islet
A view of Sainte-Marie from the islet
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of Sainte-Marie
Coordinates: 14°44′N 61°01′W / 14.73°N 61.02°W / 14.73; -61.02Coordinates: 14°44′N 61°01′W / 14.73°N 61.02°W / 14.73; -61.02
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentMartinique
ArrondissementLa Trinité
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nestor Bruno Azérot
Area
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44.55 km2 (17.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
17,418
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97228 /97230
Elevation0–574 m (0–1,883 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sainte-Marie is a town and the fifth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. It is located on the northeast (Atlantic Ocean) side of the island of Martinique.

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Black sand beach at Sainte-Marie