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Arrondissement of Cayenne
Cayenne in French Guiana
Cayenne in French Guiana
Country France
Region French Guiana
Department French Guiana
Communes 14
Prefecture Cayenne
INSEE code 9731
Area
 • Total 42,588.9 km2 (16,443.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 164,489
 • Density 3.862250/km2 (10.00318/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Cayenne is an arrondissement of France, in the French Guiana department. Its capital, and the prefecture of the department, is the city of Cayenne.

History

When the French Guiana became an oversea department of France in 1946, Cayenne was the only arrondissement in the department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Cayenne is in the eastern half of the department. It has the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Brazil to east and south, and the Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni arrondissement to the west.

The arrondissement of Cayenne is the has an area of 42,588.9 km2 (16,443.7 sq mi) and a population of 164,489 inhabitants.

Composition

The arrondissement of Cayenne has 14 communes; they areː

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Area Density
(inh./km²)
Intercommunality
Arrondissement of Cayenne
97302 Cayenne 55,817 23.60 2,365.13 Le Centre Littoral
97307 Matoury 31,934 137.20 232.76 Le Centre Littoral
97304 Kourou 25,868 2,160.00 11.98 Les Savanes
97309 Remire-Montjoly 21,787 46.11 472.50 Le Centre Littoral
97305 Macouria 11,209 378.00 29.61 Le Centre Littoral
97308 Saint-Georges 3,960 2,320.00 1.71 L'Est Guyanais
97310 Roura 3,537 3,902.50 0.91 Le Centre Littoral
97312 Sinnamary 2,984 1,340.00 2.23 Les Savanes
97313 Montsinéry-Tonnegrande 2,477 737.20 3.36 Le Centre Littoral
97303 Iracoubo 1,931 2,762.00 0.70 Les Savanes
97356 Camopi 1,751 10030.00 0.17 L'Est Guyanais
97301 Régina 968 12130.00 0.08 L'Est Guyanais
97314 Ouanary 147 1,080.00 0.14 L'Est Guyanais
97358 Saint-Élie 119 5,680.00 0.02 Les Savanes

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