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Sainte-Marie is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located on the north side of the island of Réunion, just east of, and adjacent to, the capital of Saint-Denis.

Sainte-Marie
The town hall of Sainte-Marie
The town hall of Sainte-Marie
Coat of arms of Sainte-Marie
Coat of arms
Réunion-Sainte-Marie.png
Location of Sainte-Marie
Coordinates: 20°53′49″S 55°32′57″E / 20.8969°S 55.5492°E / -20.8969; 55.5492Coordinates: 20°53′49″S 55°32′57″E / 20.8969°S 55.5492°E / -20.8969; 55.5492
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentRéunion
ArrondissementSaint-Denis
CantonSainte-Marie
IntercommunalityNord de la Réunion
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Louis Lagourgue
Area
1
87.21 km2 (33.67 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
31,596
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+04:00
INSEE/Postal code
97418 /97438
Elevation0–1,800 m (0–5,906 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 ft)
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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Transport & EconomyEdit

Reunion’s main airport and the Air Austral headquarters are located in Sainte-Marie.[1][2][3] There is also a small fishing harbour, a shopping-center and a brewery in the commune.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ World Airline Directory. Flight International. 1–7 April 1998. "40.
  2. ^ "Géographie Archived 2009-06-04 at the Wayback Machine." Sainte-Marie. Retrieved on 7 October 2009.
  3. ^ "Mentions légales Archived 2009-12-29 at the Wayback Machine." Air Austral. Retrieved on 7 October 2009.
  4. ^ - City of Ste.Marie Jumelages (in French)

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