Guadeloupe
in Caribbean
North America

National active POI
Location Summary
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: C, E)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 3G, 4G
ISO 2-Letter code:
GP
Internet top level domain:
.gp
Country phone prefix:
+590
Local Time (capital):
Timezone:
UTC/GMT offset: hours

Explore Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe with its capital Basse-Terre is located in North America. It covers some 1 square kilometers. French is the official language spoken by people in Guadeloupe. Thiscountry has no land-based border with any other country.

Guadeloupe sometimes known as the Butterfly Island (French: I'ile Papillon), on account of the shape of two of its major islands, is a group of islands in the eastern Caribbean, and is a French overseas department. It is located southeast of Puerto Rico. There is an amazing assortment of tropical fish, even in water less than one metre deep. For those who can't swim, glass bottomed boat trips are on offer. There are many festivals to attend to in Guadeloupe. In Guadeloupe they call them parties on the street. They use colourful ribbons and tie them round their wrists to resemble the colours of all the nations. Their parties last all through the night until the early morning. They sometimes call them swatson.

Impressions from the capital

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Popular Destinations in Guadeloupe

Administrative regions of Guadeloupe

About the country

The topography is . The average density of population is about nan per km². The climate in Guadeloupe can be described as .

To reach someone Guadeloupe dial +590 prior to a number. The local cellular networks are operated on 900 MHz, 3G, 4G. Websites typically end with the top level domain ".gp". If you want to bring electric appliances (e.g. battery chaarger), keep in min the local 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: C, E). The sign for the locally used currency Euro is EUR.

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