Trois-Rivières, Guadeloupe

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Trois-Rivières
The harbour of Trois-Rivières
The harbour of Trois-Rivières
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of Trois-Rivières
Coordinates: 15°59′00″N 61°39′00″W / 15.9833°N 61.65000°W / 15.9833; -61.65000Coordinates: 15°59′00″N 61°39′00″W / 15.9833°N 61.65000°W / 15.9833; -61.65000
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentGuadeloupe
ArrondissementBasse-Terre
CantonTrois-Rivières
Government
 • MayorHélène Vainqueur-Christophe
Area
1
31.10 km2 (12.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
8,765
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97132 /97114
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
Trois-Rivières Lighthouse
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Trois-Rivières, Guadeloupe is located in Guadeloupe
Trois-Rivières, Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe
LocationTrois-Rivières
Guadeloupe
France
Coordinates15°58′10.1″N 61°38′47.4″W / 15.969472°N 61.646500°W / 15.969472; -61.646500
Constructionmasonry tower
Tower shapemassive tapered cylindrical tower with balcony and light
Markings / patternwhite tower with green band on the top, green balcony
Tower height9 metres (30 ft)
Focal height25 metres (82 ft)
Light sourcemains power
Rangewhite: 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi)
red: 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
green: 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
CharacteristicIso WRG
Admiralty numberJ570
NGA number14880
ARLHS numberGUA-010[1] [2]

Trois-Rivières is a commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe, and the chef-lieu of the Canton of Trois-Rivières. It is on the south coast of the island of Basse-Terre. It is surrounded with the towns of Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Vieux-Fort and Gourbeyre.

Twin towns[edit]

It is twinned with La Ferté-Saint-Aubin, a town in Loiret, France.

Education[edit]

Public preschools and primary schools:[3]

  • Ecole primaire Bourg 1 Trois-Rivières
  • Ecole primaire Bourg 2 Trois-Rivières
  • Ecole primaire Grand-Anse
  • Ecole primaire Schoelcher
  • Ecole maternelle La Plaine
  • Ecole Bourg 2 de Trois-Rivières

Public junior high schools include:[4]

  • Collège Les Roches gravées

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trois-Rivières 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
  3. ^ "LISTE DES ECOLES PUBLIQUES ET PRIVEES SOUS CONTRAT." Académie de la Guadeloupe [fr]. Retrieved on 10 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Établissements du 2nd degré PUBLIC 2017-2018." Académie de la Guadeloupe [fr]. Retrieved on 10 March 2018.

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