Ducos, Martinique

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The church of Our Lady of the Nativity, in Ducos
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Location of the commune (in red) within Martinique
Location of Ducos
Ducos, Martinique
Coordinates: 14°34′30″N60°58′30″W / 14.57500°N 60.97500°W / 14.57500; -60.97500 Coordinates: 14°34′30″N60°58′30″W / 14.57500°N 60.97500°W / 14.57500; -60.97500
Country France
Overseas region and department Martinique
Arrondissement Le Marin
Intercommunality CA Espace Sud de la Martinique
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Aurélie Nella [1]
Area
1
37.69 km2 (14.55 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
17,270
  Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97207 /97224
Elevation0–160 m (0–525 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ducos is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. It is where the prison is located.

It was called "Trou-au-chat" until 1855, and was renamed after the French politician Théodore Ducos. Its inhabitants are Ducossais.

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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