Le Tampon

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Le Tampon
The kirk o Le Tampon
The kirk o Le Tampon
Banner o Le Tampon
Banner
Réunion-Tampon.png
Coordinates: 21°16′41″S 55°30′55″E / 21.2781°S 55.5153°E / -21.2781; 55.5153Coordinates: 21°16′41″S 55°30′55″E / 21.2781°S 55.5153°E / -21.2781; 55.5153
KintraFraunce
Owerseas region an depairtmentRéunion
ArrondissementSaint-Pierre
IntercommunalityCommunes du Sud
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014-2020) André Thien Ah Koon
Area
1
165.43 km2 (63.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)2
75,631
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code
97422 /97430
Elevation287–2,418 m (942–7,933 ft)
(avg. 546 m or 1,791 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Le Tampon (French pronunciation: ​[lə.tɑ̃.pɔ̃]) is the fowert-lairgest commune in the French owerseas depairtment o Réunion. It is locatit on the sooth-central pairt o the island o Réunion, adjacent tae Saint-Pierre.