Where is Guadeloupe?

Guadeloupe is an island nation.

The capital city of Guadeloupe is Basse-Terre. It is a historic town which attracts visitors from the Caribbean and beyond every year. Although it is Guadeloupe's seat of administration, it is not actually the most populated city in Guadeloupe. The most population city is Pointe-à-Pitre.

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Guadeloupe is a North American country covering 1,628.00 km2.. Basse-Terre is the capital city.

Its ISO code is GP.

Guadeloupe has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

The official language spoken by the residents of Guadeloupe is French. However, Antillean Creole is also widely spoken. English is one of the minor languages spoken in the country. It is mostly used by tourists who visit Guadeloupe and in larger hotels.

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The dialing code for the country is 590.

The currency of Guadeloupe is the Euro (EUR).

An insular region of France, Guadeloupe is governed from France which is a constitutional republic. The president of France, with the advice of the French Ministry of Interior, appoints a prefect and two deputies who represent the president in the governance of the region.

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The country of Guadeloupe does not have its own official flag. It flies the same national flag as that of the Republic of France since it is an overseas department and a region of France.

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This page was last modified on January 17th, 2018

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