Facts About Guadeloupe



Facts About Guadeloupe

  • Location: Guadeloupe is located in the Caribbean and it is one of a group of islands called Leeward Islands.

  • Language: French, Creole patois

  • Currency: Euro

  • Population: 452,780 (2006 Est.)

  • Land Size: 629 square miles

  • Capital: Basse-Terre

  • Borders: None

  • Bordering Body of Water: The Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Industries: cement, construction, tourism, and rum production

  • Agriculture: Sugarcane, bananas

  • Land divisions: None - it is a territory of France.
    Guadeloupe is made up of a group of islands and they are: Basse-Terre, La Desirade, Grande-Terre, Iles de la Petite Terre, Iles des Saintes, Marie-Galante, Saint-Barthelemy, and Saint-Martin This last one is shared with the Dutch Antilles.

  • Major Cities:
    Pointe-à-Pitre, Basse-Terre, Sainte-Anne, Petit-Bourg, Le Moule.





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