The church of Our Lady of the Nativity, in Ducos

Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Coordinates: 14°34′30″N 60°58′30″W / 14.57500°N 60.97500°W / 14.57500; -60.97500Coordinates: 14°34′30″N 60°58′30″W / 14.57500°N 60.97500°W / 14.57500; -60.97500
Country France
Overseas region and department Martinique
Arrondissement Le Marin
Canton Ducos
  Mayor (20082014) Charles-André Mencé
Area1 37.69 km2 (14.55 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 17,357
  Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97207 / 97224
Elevation 0–160 m (0–525 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Ducos is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. It is where the prison is located.

It was called "Trou-au-chat" until 1855, and was renamed after the French politician Théodore Ducos. Its inhabitants are Ducossais.


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