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Arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guiana
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guiana
Country France
Region French Guiana
Department French Guiana
Communes 8
Subprefecture Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
INSEE code 9732
Area
 • Total 40,945 km2 (15,809 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 87,849
 • Density 2.14554/km2 (5.55691/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni is an arrondissement of France, in the French Guiana department. Its capital, and subprefecture of the department, is the city of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni.

History

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni was created in 1969.

Geography

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

The arrondissement of Cayenne has an area of 40,945 km2 (15,809 sq mi) and a population of 87,849 inhabitants.

Composition

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni has 8 communes; they areː

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Area Density
(inh./km²)
Intercommunality
Arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
97311 Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni 44,169 4,830.00 9.14 L'Ouest Guyanais
97353 Maripasoula 10,984 18,360.00 0.60 L'Ouest Guyanais
97306 Mana 9,916 6,332.60 1.57 L'Ouest Guyanais
97360 Apatou 8,040 2,020.00 3.98 L'Ouest Guyanais
97357 Grand-Santi 6,656 2,123.00 3.14 L'Ouest Guyanais
97362 Papaichton 6,572 2628.00 2.50 L'Ouest Guyanais
97361 Awala-Yalimapo 1,364 187.40 7.28 L'Ouest Guyanais
97322 Saül 148 4,475.00 0.03 L'Ouest Guyanais

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