- Name: Guadeloupe, a French overseas department
- Capital City: Basse-Terre (12,748 pop.)
- Guadeloupe Population: 405,500 (2010 est.)
- World Populations (all countries)
- Currency: Euro
- Ethnicity: Black African / French-African-Indian Ancestry 71%, from Tamil Nadu and other parts of India 15%, White 9%, Lebanese and Syrians 2%, Chinese and others 3%
- GDP total: $9.74 billion (2010 est.)
- GDP per capita: $21,780 (2010 est.)
- Land Sizes
- Language: French (official) 99%, most locals also speak Creole
- Largest Cities: (by population) Les Abymes, Baie-Mahault, Le Gosier, Petit-Bourg, Sainte-Anne, Le Moule, Sainte-Rose, Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Pointe-à-Pitre, Lamentin
- Name: Columbus named the island 'Santa María de Guadalupe de Extremadura,' after the image of the Virgin Mary venerated at the Spanish monastery of Villuercas, Spain
- National Day: July 14, Bastille Day
- Religion: Roman Catholic 86%, Protestant 5%, Hindu / African 4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 2%
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