Pointe-Noire, Guadeloupe


The church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Pointe-Noire

Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 16°13′00″N 61°46′00″W / 16.2167°N 61.7667°W / 16.2167; -61.7667Coordinates: 16°13′00″N 61°46′00″W / 16.2167°N 61.7667°W / 16.2167; -61.7667
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Basse-Terre
Canton Pointe-Noire
  Mayor Félix Desplan
Area1 59.70 km2 (23.05 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 6,716
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97121 / 97116
Elevation 0–775 m (0–2,543 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.

Pointe-Noire is a commune on Guadeloupe, a French overseas department in the Caribbean. It is located on the northwest coast of the island of Basse-Terre.

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