Rivière-Pilote

Rivière-Pilote
The Ecomuseum of Martinique in Rivière-Pilote
The Ecomuseum of Martinique in Rivière-Pilote
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of Rivière-Pilote
Coordinates: 14°29′N 60°54′W / 14.48°N 60.90°W / 14.48; -60.90Coordinates: 14°29′N 60°54′W / 14.48°N 60.90°W / 14.48; -60.90
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentMartinique
ArrondissementLe Marin
IntercommunalityCA Espace Sud de la Martinique
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean François Beaunol[1]
Area
1
35.78 km2 (13.81 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
11,877
 • Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97220 /97211
Elevation0–372 m (0–1,220 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Rivière-Pilote (French pronunciation: ​[ʁivjɛʁ pilɔt]; Martinican Creole: Lavièpilot or Wivièpilot) is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique.

The village is situated on the southern end of Martinique, between the village of Sainte-Luce and the town of Le Marin which is a popular haven for yachts. Rivière-Pilote lies inland on the River Grande Pilote which drains the southern slopes of the mountainous Parc Naturel Regional. The village is predominantly one- or two-storey houses with a few small shops and cafes or bars.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1967 12,027—    
1974 11,064−1.19%
1982 11,249+0.21%
1990 12,617+1.44%
1999 13,057+0.38%
2007 13,621+0.53%
2012 12,680−1.42%
2017 11,935−1.20%
Source: INSEE[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE


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