Le Marin

Le Marin
A view of the jetty at Le Marin
A view of the jetty at Le Marin
Coat of arms of Le Marin
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of Le Marin
Coordinates: 14°28′10″N 60°51′57″W / 14.4694°N 60.8658°W / 14.4694; -60.8658Coordinates: 14°28′10″N 60°51′57″W / 14.4694°N 60.8658°W / 14.4694; -60.8658
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentMartinique
ArrondissementLe Marin
IntercommunalityCA Espace Sud de la Martinique
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) José Mirande[1]
Area
1
31.54 km2 (12.18 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
8,751
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97217 /97290
Elevation0–218 m (0–715 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Marin (French pronunciation: ​[lə maʁɛ̃]; Martinican Creole: Maren or Mawen) is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1967 6,149—    
1974 6,104−0.10%
1982 6,066−0.08%
1990 6,338+0.55%
1999 7,267+1.53%
2007 8,769+2.38%
2012 8,547−0.51%
2017 8,791+0.56%
Source: INSEE[3]

Points of interest

In Le Marin there is Église du Marin, an old church built in 1766. It contains a marble altar and some figurettes worth seeing.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 4 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

External links

  • Base Mérimée: Search for heritage in the commune, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)


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