Roura as seen from the Oyak River
Roura as seen from the Oyak River
Coat of arms of Roura
Coat of arms
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Coordinates: 4°43′27″N 52°19′17″W / 4°43′27″N 52°19′17″W / 4.7242; -52.3215
Overseas region and departmentFrench Guiana
IntercommunalityCentre Littoral
 • Mayor (2014-2020) David Riché
Area13,659 km2 (1,413 sq mi)
Population (2012)23,050
 • Density0.83/km2 (2.2/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code97310 /97311
Elevation0–462 m (0–1,516 ft)
(avg. 231 m or 758 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


The city of Roura is bordered by Matoury and Montsinéry-Tonnegrande in the North, Kourou and Saint-Elie in the North West and West, and finally by Régina in the South and East.

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