Île Saint-Joseph

Île Saint-Joseph
0.196 km²
Coastline: 1.955 km
Landform: Plains
15 / km²
Tree Cover: 54%
Evergreen Broadleaf Forest

Welcome to Île Saint-Joseph, a Tropical island in the North Atlantic Ocean, part of the majestic Atlantic Ocean. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of what makes Île Saint-Joseph unique – from its geography and climate to its population, infrastructure, and beyond. Dive into the details:

Geography and size of Île Saint-Joseph

Size: 0.196 km²
Coastline: 2 km
Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Sea: North Atlantic Ocean
Continent: South America

Île Saint-Joseph is a Tiny Island spanning 0.196 km² with a coastline of 2 km.


Tectonic Plate: South America – A major plate covering the South American continent and part of the Atlantic Ocean, known for the Andes mountain range and significant seismic and volcanic activity.

The geographic heart of the island is pinpointed at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5.28153799 / Longitude: -52.58249217

Climate and weather of Île Saint-Joseph

Climate Zone: Tropical
Climate Details: Tropical Rainforest Climate
Temperature: Hot

Climate Characteristics: This climate is typified by heavy rainfall throughout the year, high humidity, and consistently high temperatures, leading to lush rainforests and rich biodiversity. Seasonal temperature variations are minimal.

Topography and nature of Île Saint-Joseph

Timezone: UTC-03:00
Timezone places: America/Sao_Paulo
Max. Elevation: 8 m
Mean Elevation: 2 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 54%

The mean elevation is 2 m. The highest elevation on the island reaches approximately 8 meters above sea level. The island is characterized by Plains: Flat, low-lying lands characterized by a maximum elevation of up to 200 meters. On islands, plains are typically coastal lowlands or central flat areas.

Dominating Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Characterized by dense, lush canopies of broadleaf trees that retain their leaves year-round. These forests are typically found in tropical and subtropical regions and are known for their high biodiversity. Île Saint-Joseph has a tree cover of 54 %.

Vegetation: 1 vegetation zones – Minimal Diversity Island
These islands exhibit the most basic level of ecological diversity, often characterized by a single dominant vegetation type. This could be due to extreme environmental conditions, limited land area, or significant human impact. They represent unique ecosystems where specific species have adapted to thrive in these singular environments.

Infrastructure and Travelling to Île Saint-Joseph

Does the island have a public airport? no.
There is no public and scheduled airport on Île Saint-Joseph. The nearest airport is Cayenne – Félix Eboué Airport, located 57 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Île Saint-Joseph. The closest major port is DEGRAD DES CANNES, approximately 59 km away.

The mean population of Île Saint-Joseph is 15 per km². Île Saint-Joseph is Gently Populated. The island belongs to France.

Continuing your journey, Portal Eiland is the next notable island, situated merely km away.

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France is classified as Developed region: G7: Group of Seven – Major advanced economies, including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The level of income is High income: OECD.

News – Latest Updates and Headlines from Île Saint-Joseph

Stay informed with the most recent news and important headlines from Île Saint-Joseph. Here’s a roundup of the latest developments.


Please note: The data used here has been primarily extracted from satellite readings. Deviations from exact values may occur, particularly regarding the height of elevations and population density. Land area and coastline measurements refer to average values at mean high tide.

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