Canton of Iracoubo

Canton of Iracoubo
Former canton
Location of the canton of Iracoubo in French Guiana
Location of the canton of Iracoubo in French Guiana
Overseas region
and department
French Guiana
No. of communes1
Disbanded31 December 2015
2,762 km2 (1,066 sq mi)
 • Density1/km2 (3/sq mi)

The canton of Iracoubo (French: Canton d'Iracoubo) is one of the former cantons of the Guyane department in French Guiana. It was located in the arrondissement of Cayenne. Its administrative seat was located in Iracoubo, the canton's sole commune. Its population was 1,955 in 2012.[1]


List of successive general councillors
In office Name Party Notes
1955 1961 M. Liguon DVD
1961 1973 Robert Vignon[2] UNR then UDR Senator (1962-1971)

Mayor of Maripasoula (1969-1976)

1973 1979 M. Cyrille UDR then RPR
1979 1985 Georges Othily[3] PSG Senator (1989-2008)

Regional councillor (1982-2010)

President of the Regional Council (1982-1992)

Mayor of Iracoubo (1995-2001)

1985 1998 Ferdinand Madeleine RPR
1998 2015 Daniel Mangal DVD Mayor of Iracoubo (2001-2014)


  1. ^ Populations légales 2012: 973 Guyane, INSEE
  2. ^ "Anciens sénateurs Vème République : VIGNON Robert". (in French). Archived from the original on 2014-11-06. Retrieved 2020-05-28.
  3. ^ "Anciens sénateurs Vème République : OTHILY Georges". (in French). Archived from the original on 2010-07-10. Retrieved 2020-05-28.

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