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Where is Guadeloupe?

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Located in the continent of the Caribbean, Guadeloupe covers 1,628 square kilometers of land, making it the 185th largest nation in terms of land area.

Guadeloupe is a dependant territory of France. The population of Guadeloupe is 405,500 (2008) and the nation has a density of 249 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Guadeloupe is the Euro (EUR).

The dialing code for the country is 590 and the top level internet domain for sites is .gp.

Guadeloupe does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Guadeloupe section.

Quick facts

Population 405,500
Density 249.1 / km2 ( 645.1 / mi2 )
Language French
Capital Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe )
Currency Euro
Land Area 1,628 km2 (629 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -61.815
Maximum Longitude -61.170
Mininum Latitude 15.830
Maximum Latitude 16.515

What is the capital of Guadeloupe?

map showing the location of Guadeloupe
Location of Basse-Terre on a map.

Basse-Terre is the capital city of Guadeloupe. It has a population of 11,472, and is located on a latitue of 16 and longitude of -61.73.

Quick Facts About Basse-Terre, the Capital Of Guadeloupe

City Basse-Terre
Country Guadeloupe
Population 11,472
Longitude -61.72548000
Latitude 15.99854000
Elevation 59 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.