Port-Louis, Guadeloupe


A road in Port-Louis

Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 16°25′00″N 61°32′00″W / 16.4167°N 61.5333°W / 16.4167; -61.5333Coordinates: 16°25′00″N 61°32′00″W / 16.4167°N 61.5333°W / 16.4167; -61.5333
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Pointe-à-Pitre
Canton Anse-Bertrand
  Mayor Jean Barfleur
Area1 44.24 km2 (17.08 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 5,825
  Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97122 / 97117

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.
Port-Louis Lighthouse
Location Port-Louis
Coordinates 16°25′05.4″N 61°32′01.1″W / 16.418167°N 61.533639°W / 16.418167; -61.533639
Foundation concrete basement
Construction concrete skeletal tower
Tower shape square prism skeletal tower with closed lower part, balcony and light
Markings / pattern yellow torwe with black horizontal band
Height 10 metres (33 ft)
Focal height 10 metres (33 ft)
Light source mains power
Range 11 nautical miles (20 km; 13 mi)
Characteristic Q (9) W 15s.
Admiralty number J5716
NGA number 14836[1] [2]

Port-Louis is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe, on the northwest of Grande-Terre.


Some settlements are depending of the commune of Port-Louis, such as:

See also


  1. Port-Louis The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 30 August 2016
  2. List of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals Atlantic Coast. Retrieved 30 August 2016

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