3° 41′ 9″ N, 53° 56′ 52″ O
Maripasoula is a French commune in the department of French Guiana. The town, the largest in France, and one of the least densely populated, is the border with Suriname and Brazil. The city is mainly populated by people from the Boni ethnicity. There are also Amerindian, Creole, Brazilian and Haitian. South of the town of Maripasoula are the Amerindian villages of Antécume-Pata, Élahé, Pidima, Kayodé and Taluen-Twenké located in restricted area.