Saint-Louis, Guadeloupe


An aerial view of the commune of Saint-Louis, on Marie-Galante

Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 15°57′00″N 61°19′00″W / 15.95000°N 61.3167°W / 15.95000; -61.3167Coordinates: 15°57′00″N 61°19′00″W / 15.95000°N 61.3167°W / 15.95000; -61.3167
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Pointe-à-Pitre
Canton Saint-Louis
Intercommunality Marie-Galante
  Mayor Jacques Cornano
Area1 56.28 km2 (21.73 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 2,575
  Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97126 / 97134

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 Louis Lighthouse
Location Sain Louis
Coordinates 15°57′24.5″N 61°19′08.2″W / 15.956806°N 61.318944°W / 15.956806; -61.318944
Year first constructed 1930 (first)
Construction masonry tower
Tower shape square prism tower with balcony and light
Markings / pattern white tower
Height 9 metres (30 ft)
Focal height 11 metres (36 ft)
Light source mains power
Range 11 nautical miles (20 km; 13 mi)
Characteristic Fl G 4s.
Admiralty number J5750
NGA number 14912
ARLHS number GUA-009[1] [2]

Saint-Louis is a commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. Saint-Louis lies on the north of the island of Marie-Galante, and is the island's largest commune. Many beaches lie on the west coast of the commune.

See also


  1. Saint 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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