Saint-François, Guadeloupe


The town hall of Saint-François

Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 16°15′00″N 61°17′00″W / 16.25000°N 61.2833°W / 16.25000; -61.2833Coordinates: 16°15′00″N 61°17′00″W / 16.25000°N 61.2833°W / 16.25000; -61.2833
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Pointe-à-Pitre
Canton Saint-François
  Mayor Laurent Bernier
Area1 61.00 km2 (23.55 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 14,965
  Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97125 / 97118
Elevation 0–67 m (0–220 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.

Saint-François is part of the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. It is a commune on this French overseas department. Saint-François is situated on the south-east point of the main island, Grande-Terre.


A number of settlements exist within the commune of Saint-François:

See also


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