Trois-Rivières, Guadeloupe


The harbour of Trois-Rivières

Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 15°59′00″N 61°39′00″W / 15.9833°N 61.65000°W / 15.9833; -61.65000Coordinates: 15°59′00″N 61°39′00″W / 15.9833°N 61.65000°W / 15.9833; -61.65000
Country France
Overseas region and department Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Basse-Terre
Canton Trois-Rivières
  Mayor Hélène Vainqueur-Christophe
Area1 31.10 km2 (12.01 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 8,765
  Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97132 / 97114

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.
Trois-Rivières Lighthouse
Location Trois-Rivières
Coordinates 15°58′10.1″N 61°38′47.4″W / 15.969472°N 61.646500°W / 15.969472; -61.646500
Construction masonry tower
Tower shape massive tapered cylindrical tower with balcony and light
Markings / pattern white tower with green band on the top, green balcony
Height 9 metres (30 ft)
Focal height 25 metres (82 ft)
Light source mains power
Range white: 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi)
red: 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
green: 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
Characteristic Iso WRG
Admiralty number J570
NGA number 14880
ARLHS number GUA-010[1] [2]

Trois-Rivières is a commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe, and the chef-lieu of the Canton of Trois-Rivières. It is on the south coast of the island of Basse-Terre. It is surrounded with the towns of Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Vieux-Fort and Gourbeyre.

Twin towns

It is twinned with La Ferté-Saint-Aubin, a town in Loiret, France.

See also


  1. Trois-Rivières 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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