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Saint-Pierre, Réunion

Saint-Pierre
An aerial view of part of Saint-Pierre and its port
An aerial view of part of Saint-Pierre and its port
Coat of arms of Saint-Pierre
Coat of arms
Coordinates:
Country France
Overseas region and department Réunion
Arrondissement Saint-Pierre
Intercommunality Villes Solidaires
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Michel Fontaine (UMP)
Area1 95.99 km2 (37.06 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 80,823
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97416 / 97410
Elevation 0–1,642 m (0–5,387 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 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-Pierre (French pronunciation: ​) is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located on the southwest side of the island of Réunion. It was made capital of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.

Climate

Climate data for St.-Pierre
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(85)
29
(85)
29
(84)
28
(82)
26
(79)
24
(76)
24
(75)
23
(74)
24
(76)
26
(79)
28
(82)
28
(83)
26.5
(80)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(78)
25
(77)
24
(76)
24
(75)
22
(71)
21
(69)
19
(67)
19
(66)
20
(68)
22
(71)
24
(75)
25
(77)
22.6
(72.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 114
(4.5)
112
(4.4)
183
(7.2)
130
(5)
109
(4.3)
79
(3.1)
61
(2.4)
50
(2)
33
(1.3)
28
(1.1)
58
(2.3)
80
(3)
1,037
(40.6)
Source: Weatherbase [1]

See also

Twin towns - Sister cities

Saint-Pierre is twinned with:

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

External links

  • Official website (in French)


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