Trois-Rivières, Guadeloupe

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Trois-Rivières
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The harbour of Trois-Rivières
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Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
Location of Trois-Rivières
Trois-Rivieres, Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 15°59′00″N61°39′00″W / 15.9833°N 61.65000°W / 15.9833; -61.65000 Coordinates: 15°59′00″N61°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
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Jean-Louis Francisque
Area
1
31.10 km2 (12.01 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [1]
7,991
  Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−04:00 (AST)
INSEE/Postal code
97132 /97114
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Constructionmasonry tower
Height9 m (30 ft)  OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
Shapemassive tapered cylindrical tower with balcony and light [2] [3]
Markingswhite tower with green band on the top, green balcony
Power sourcemains electricity  OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
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Focal height25 m (82 ft)  OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
Range1 nmi (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) (white), 7 nmi (13 km; 8.1 mi) (red), 7 nmi (13 km; 8.1 mi) (green)  OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
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1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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.

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Twin towns

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

Education

Public preschools and primary schools: [4]

Public junior high schools include: [5]

See also

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References

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  2. Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Guadeloupe". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill . Retrieved 2016-08-30.
  3. List of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals Atlantic Coast. Retrieved 30 August 2016
  4. "LISTE DES ECOLES PUBLIQUES ET PRIVEES SOUS CONTRAT." Académie de la Guadeloupe  [ fr ]. Retrieved on 10 March 2018.
  5. "Établissements du 2nd degré PUBLIC 2017-2018." Académie de la Guadeloupe  [ fr ]. Retrieved on 10 March 2018.