Le Port, Réunion

Le Port is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located at the extreme northwest corner of the island of Réunion. It has a population of 36,952. It is the main harbor city of the island.[1]

Le Port
Harbor in Le Port
Location of Le Port
Coordinates: 20°56′22″S 55°17′14″E
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentRéunion
ArrondissementSaint-Paul
CantonLe Port
IntercommunalityTerritoire de la Côte Ouest
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Olivier Hoarau
Area
1
16.62 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
36,952
  Density2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+04:00
INSEE/Postal code
97407 /97420
Elevation0–110 m (0–361 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Le Port is twinned with:[2]

Politics and Media

This is the town where the Communist Party of Réunion usually gets most of their votes.[1] Also, the newspaper of the party, Temoignages, has headquarters in Le Port.[1]

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