Canton of Roura

Canton of Roura
Former canton
Location of the canton of Roura in French Guiana
Location of the canton of Roura in French Guiana
Overseas region
and department
French Guiana
No. of communes1
Disbanded31 December 2015
3,902.50 km2 (1,506.76 sq mi)
 • Density1/km2 (3/sq mi)

The canton of Roura (French: Canton de Roura) 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 Roura, the canton's sole commune. Its population was 3,050 in 2012.[1]


List of successive general councillors
Term Name Party Notes
1955 1961 M. Aron PSG
1961 196. Antoinette Léveillé UNR
196. 1967 Gabriel Léveillé UNR Mayor of Roura
1967 1997


Claude Ho-A-Chuck DVG then DVD then UDF President of the General Council (1973-1979)

Mayor of Roura (1971-1997)

1997 1998 Raoul Roura Independent
1998 2011 Claude Polony RPR then UMP Mayor of Roura (2001-2008)
2011 2015 David Riché DVG Substitute Deputy (2007-2012)

Mayor of Roura (2008-present)


  1. ^ Populations légales 2012: 973 Guyane, INSEE

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