Arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
Location within French Guiana
Location within French Guiana
CountryFrance
Overseas region
and department
French Guiana
No. of communes8
SubprefectureSaint-Laurent-du-Maroni
Area
40,945 km2 (15,809 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
96,757
 • Density2/km2 (5/sq mi)
INSEE code9732

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni is an arrondissement of France in French Guiana department in French Guiana region. It has eight communes.[2] Its population is 100,954 (2022), and its area is 40,945 km2 (15,809 sq mi).[3]

Composition

The communes of the arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, and their INSEE codes, are:[2]

  1. Apatou (97360)
  2. Awala-Yalimapo (97361)
  3. Grand-Santi (97357)
  4. Mana (97306)
  5. Maripasoula (97353)
  6. Papaïchton (97362)
  7. Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (97311)
  8. Saül (97352)

History

The arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni was established in 1969.[4]

Before 2015, the arrondissements of French Guiana were subdivided into cantons. The cantons of the arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni were, as of January 2015:[5]

  • Mana
  • Maripasoula
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

See also

References

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (9732)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  4. ^ Décret n°69-261 du 17 mars 1969
  5. ^ Populations légales 2012: 973 Guyane, INSEE

Coordinates: 5°29′44″N 54°01′51″W / 5.49556°N 54.03083°W / 5.49556; -54.03083

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