Sinnamary is a town and commune on the coast of French Guiana, between Kourou and Iracoubo. Sinnamary was the second French settlement founded in French Guiana: the town was founded in 1664.[3]

Location of the commune (in red) within French Guiana
Location of Sinnamary
Coordinates: 5°22′39″N 52°57′35″W
Overseas region and departmentFrench Guiana
IntercommunalityCC des Savanes
  Mayor (20202026) Michel-Ange Jeremie[1]
1,340 km2 (520 sq mi)
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
  Density2.1/km2 (5.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−03:00
INSEE/Postal code
97312 /97315
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sinnamary lies on the Sinnamary River and is home to the Guianan Soyuz launch site. In 1792, the first prison for priests and political enemies was constructed in Sinnamary. The town contains an Indonesian community,[4] as well as a Galibi Amerindian community.[5] Both communities produce artwork and jewellery that can be purchased.[4] The main hotel in Sinnamary is the Hôtel du Fleuve.[6]

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