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Camopi is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America.

Camopi
Entrance to the Camopi encampment of the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment
Entrance to the Camopi encampment of the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of Camopi
Coordinates: 3°09′56″N 52°20′28″W / 3.1655°N 52.3411°W / 3.1655; -52.3411Coordinates: 3°09′56″N 52°20′28″W / 3.1655°N 52.3411°W / 3.1655; -52.3411
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentFrench Guiana
ArrondissementCayenne
IntercommunalityEst Guyanais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) René Monerville
Area
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10,030 km2 (3,870 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
1,665
 • Density0.17/km2 (0.43/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−03:00
INSEE/Postal code
97356 /97330
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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GeographyEdit

With a land area of 10,030 km2 (3,870 sq mi), it is the third-largest commune of France.

The village of Camopi, seat of the commune, lies on the border with Brazil at the confluence of the Camopi River into the Oyapock River.

It is served by Vila Brasil Airport.

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