Communauté de communes de l'Ouest guyanais

The Communauté de communes de l'Ouest guyanais (CCOG) is a communauté de communes, an intercommunal structure in the French département d'outre-mer of French Guiana. Created in 1995, the communauté de communes had a population of 92,995 in 2016 and was composed of the eight western communes of French Guiana.

Comm. de communes de l'Ouest guyanais
Official logo of Comm. de communes de l'Ouest guyanais
Localisation CC de l'Ouest guyanais en Guyane.svg
CountryFrance
Overseas region
and department
French Guiana
No. of communes8
Established1 January 1995
SeatMana
Government
 • President (2018-) Sophie Charles (DVD)
Area
40,945 km2 (15,809 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
92,995
 • Density2/km2 (5/sq mi)
Websiteouestguyane.fr

CompositionEdit

The CCOG is composed of the eight westernmost communes of French Guiana.

List of communesEdit

List of communes of the Communauté de communes de l'Ouest guyanais
Name INSEE code Demonym Area

(km2)

Population

(2017)

Density

(per km2)

Mana

(Seat)

97306 Mananais 6,332.6 10,894 1.7
Apatou 97360 2,020 9,241 4.6
Awala-Yalimapo 97361 187.4 1,411 7.5
Grand-Santi 97357 2,123 7,918 3.7
Papaichton 97362 2,628 6,668 2.5
Maripasoula 97353 Maripasouliens 18,360 13,227 0.72
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni 97311 Saint-Laurentins 4,830 42,612 8.8
Saül 97352 4,475 152 0.03

AdministrationEdit

The communauté de communes is led by an indirectly elected President along with a bureau communautaire composed of 9 Vice-Presidents.[1] The president and vice-presidents are chosen by the conseil communautaire of the CCOG composed of 31 communal delegates.[2]

PresidentEdit

List of presidents of the Communauté de communes de l'Ouest guyanais
In office Name Party Capacity Ref.
1995 2018 Georges Patient DVG Mayor of Mana (1989-2017)
2001 2018 Léon Bertrand RPR then UMP Maire de Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (1983-2018)
2018 Present Sophie Charles DVD Maire de Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (2018–present) [1][3]

Elected membersEdit

The Communauté de communes de l'Ouest guyanais is governed by an elected council composed of 31 councillors from each of its 8 communes. The number of council seats each commune receives is proportional based upon their population as follows:[2]

Administrative seatEdit

The administrative seat of the Communauté de communes de l'Ouest guyanais is located in Mana at 2 rue Bruno Aubert.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Le Bureau Communautaire". Ouest Guyane (in French). Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  2. ^ a b "Le Conseil Communautaire". Ouest Guyane (in French). Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  3. ^ "Sophie Charles élue présidente de la Communauté de communes de l'ouest guyanais". Guyane la 1ère (in French). Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  4. ^ "Accueil". Ouest Guyane (in French). Retrieved 2020-07-30.