Canton of Matoury

Canton of Matoury
Former canton
Location of the canton of Matoury in French Guiana
Location of the canton of Matoury in French Guiana
CountryFrance
RegionFrench Guiana
DepartmentFrench Guiana
No. of communes1
Disbanded31 December 2015
SeatMatoury
Area
137.20 km2 (52.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
29,712
 • Density217/km2 (560/sq mi)

The canton of Matoury (French: Canton de Matoury) 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 Matoury, the canton's sole commune.[1] Its population was 29,712 in 2012.[2]

Administration

List of successive general councillors
Term Name Party Notes
1982 1988 Etienne-Yves Barrat PSG [3]
1988 2015 Jean-Pierre Roumillac DVG then UMP Mayor of Matoury (1989-2014)[4]

References

  1. ^ Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques (France); France. Direction générale des collectivités locales (1990). Population de la France: recensement général de la population de 1990 : régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons, communes. INSEE. Retrieved 2020-07-09.
  2. ^ Populations légales 2012: 973 Guyane, INSEE
  3. ^ Antilla. Imprimerie Absalon. 1988. Retrieved 2020-07-09.
  4. ^ Marot, Laurent (2019-12-15). "Municipales 2020 : le retour de Jean-Pierre Roumillac". Guyane la 1ère France Télévisions. Retrieved 2020-07-09.


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