Canton of Macouria

Canton of Macouria
Former canton
Location of the Canton of Macouria in French Guiana
Location of the Canton of Macouria in French Guiana
Overseas region
and department
French Guiana
No. of communes1
Disbanded31 December 2015
378 km2 (146 sq mi)
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)

The canton of Macouria (French: Canton de Macouria) 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 Macouria, the canton's sole commune. Its population was 10,358 in 2012.[1]


List of successive general councillors
In office Name Party Notes
1951 19.. Benjamin Constance RS
19.. 1964 Léopold Héder SFIO Deputy (1962-1967)
1964 1970 Benjamin Constance DVD
1970 1982 Yves-Paul Robo DVD Mayor of Macouria (1971-1977)
1982 2012


Serge Adelson DVG Mayor of Macouria (1983-2012)[2]
2012 2015 Jocelyne Pruykemaker DVD Deputy Mayor of Macouria


  1. ^ Populations légales 2012: 973 Guyane, INSEE
  2. ^ "Serge Adelson, maire de Macouria est mort". Guyane la 1ère (in French). Retrieved 2020-05-18.

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