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Guadeloupe, in the Leeward Islands of the French West Indies, is a collection of French-language islands. It is known for its exemplary beaches, clear water and lively parties. It is found in the eastern end of the Caribbean and is one of the French over sea's departments.
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Guadeloupe is an archipelago made up of nine islands. These include Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre, which are both shaped like a butterfly. Other islands are La Desirade, Marie-Galante, Iles de Santes, Isles de la Petite Terre, Saint-Barthelemey and Saint Martin on the French section of the island of Saint Martin next to the Dutch part, Sint Maarten.
The peak time to visit Guadeloupe occurs from December through May as the weather is warm and dry. The remainder of the year is hot, humid and wet, particularly between July and November. The islands have a subtropical climate that is moderated by the trade winds.
The local distilleries that make run provide tours though the hours differ according to the season. The tours are worthwhile for visitors as they are given samples. The production of rum is a vital element of Guadeloupe's economy. The residents' drink is white run made into the Ti Punch consisting of rum, lime and sugar cane or brown sugar.
The French chose to set up colonies on the island and took control in 163
Guadeloupe was occupied later by the British several times during the 18th and 19th century. France regained control of the island which became an official French department in 1946 and then developed into a French region in the 1980s. 5. The islands encompass white sandy beaches, rainforest filled with wildlife and the tallest waterfall in the Caribbean in the jungle of Basse-Terre. Some waterfalls are a close walking distance from the parking lot, but others require three to fours hours of walking.

The capital of Guadeloupe is Basse-Terre. The currency of Guadeloupe is the Euro(EUR)
Guadeloupe belongs to the North American continent

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Airports in Guadeloupe


The Country dialling code of Guadeloupe is +590, and the TLD (Top-level domain) of Guadeloupe is .gp

Map of Guadeloupe



Languages spoken in Guadeloupe

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Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Guadeloupe

16 15 N, 61 35 W

Kilometers of coastline

306 kilometers

Square kilometers of land

1,706 square kilometers

Square kilometers of water

74 square kilometers

Birth rate

15.05 / 1000 population

Death rate

6.09 / 1000 population

Irrigated land

60 sq km
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