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Arrondissement of Cayenne

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Arrondissement of Cayenne

Arrondissement of France
Country France
Region Guyane
Department Guyane
Cantons 16
Communes 14
Prefecture Cayenne
 • Total 42,589 km2 (16,444 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 119,660
 • Density 2.8/km2 (7.3/sq mi)
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² as well as the estuaries of rivers.

The arrondissement of Cayenne is an arrondissement of France in the Guyane department in the Guyane region. It has 16 cantons and 14 communes. It is the larger of the two arrondissements in French Guiana.


  • Composition 1
    • Cantons 1.1
    • Communes 1.2
  • External links 2



The cantons of the arrondissement of Cayenne are:

  1. Approuague-Kaw
  2. Cayenne 1st Canton Nord-Ouest
  3. Cayenne 2nd Canton Nord-Est
  4. Cayenne 3rd Canton Sud-Ouest
  5. Cayenne 4th Canton Centre
  6. Cayenne 5th Canton Sud
  7. Cayenne 6th Canton Sud-Est
  8. Iracoubo
  9. Kourou
  10. Macouria
  11. Matoury
  12. Montsinéry-Tonnegrande
  13. Remire-Montjoly
  14. Roura
  15. Saint-Georges-Oyapoc
  16. Sinnamary


The communes of the arrondissement of Cayenne, and their INSEE codes, are:
1. Camopi (97356) 2. Cayenne (97302) 3. Iracoubo (97303) 4. Kourou (97304)
5. Macouria (97305) 6. Matoury (97307) 7. Montsinéry-Tonnegrande (97313) 8. Ouanary (97314)
9. Remire-Montjoly (97309) 10. Roura (97310) 11. Régina (97301) 12. Saint-Georges (97308)
13. Saint-Élie (97358) 14. Sinnamary (97312)

External links

  • Cayenne on French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies site (INSEE, in French)

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