in Guadeloupe of Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 15.999 and -61.725 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 15° 59' 54" and W -61° 43' 31"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:00 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: America/Guadeloupe
- UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:29 am and 6:11 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -20.017 and 119.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Basse-Terre in Guadeloupe (Guadeloupe) with it's 11,472 citizens is a city in Guadeloupe. It's the capital of this country.
Local time in Basse-Terre is now 04:00 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Guadeloupe with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Basse-Terre, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Guadeloupe is Baillif Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 2 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Morne Trois Pitons National Park in Dominica at a distance of 84 mi (or 135 km). Also, if you like golfing, there is an option about 26 mi (or 41 km). away. We discovered 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Portsmouth, Colihaut, Wesley, Saint Joseph and Pont Casse. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Arrondissement of Basse-Terre
The arrondissement of Basse-Terre is an arrondissement of France in the Guadeloupe department in the Guadeloupe region. It has 17 cantons and 18 communes.
Stade St. Claude
Stade St. Claude is a multi-use stadium in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe. The stadium is home to the Guadeloupe national football team. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 10,000. It is currently used by football teams Racing Club de Basse-Terre and La Gauloise de Basse-Terre.
Îles des Saintes
The Îles des Saintes ("Islands of the Saints"), also known as Les Saintes, is a small archipelago of the French Antilles located to the south of Basse-Terre Island, west of Marie-Galante and north of Dominica. It is a dependency of Guadeloupe, which, in turn, is an overseas department and region of France.
Terre-de-Bas Island is an island in the Îles des Saintes archipelago, in the Lesser Antilles. It belongs to the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Bas into the French department of Guadeloupe.
Basse-Terre Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-Guadeloupe de Basse-Terre) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the town of Basse-Terre in Guadeloupe.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Basse-Terre
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Basse-Terre (Latin: Dioecesis Imae Telluris et Petrirostrensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the Caribbean. The diocese comprises the entirety of the former French dependency of Guadeloupe. The diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Fort-de-France, and is a member of the Antilles Episcopal Conference.
Fort Napoléon des Saintes
Fort Napoléon is located on Terre-de-Haut Island, in the Îles des Saintes, Guadeloupe. Built on the morne called Mire, it was originally named Fort Louis. It was destroyed by British forces in 1809. It was rebuilt in 1867, and named after Napoleon III, but never saw use in battle, and was instead used as a penitentiary. It has now been turned into a museum dedicated to the Saintes’ history, culture, and environment.
Terre-de-Haut Island is an island in the Îles des Saintes archipelago, in the Lesser Antilles. It belongs to the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Haut into the French department of Guadeloupe. The bay of Terre-de-Haut is one of the most beautiful bay of the world including the club of the most beautiful bay of the world in 2001.
For the largest city on the island of Basse-Terre and capital of Guadeloupe, see Basse-Terre. For the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis see Basseterre. Basse-Terre Island (French: île de Basse-Terre or île de la Basse-Terre) is the name of the western-half of Guadeloupe proper, in the Lesser Antilles. It is separated from the other half of Guadeloupe proper, Grande-Terre, by a narrow sea channel called the Rivière Salée. Basse-Terre Island has a land area of 847.82 km² (327.35 sq. miles).
Carbet Falls (French: Les chutes du Carbet) is a series of waterfalls on the Carbet River in Guadeloupe, an overseas department of France located in the Leeward Islands of the eastern Caribbean region. Its three cascades are set amid the tropical rainforests on the lower slopes of the volcano La Soufrière. The falls are one of the most popular visitor sites in Guadeloupe, with approximately 400,000 visitors annually. In 1493, Christopher Columbus noted Carbet Falls in his log.
Jardin exotique du Fort Napoléon
The Jardin exotique du Fort Napoléon is a botanical garden specializing in succulents. It is located on the grounds of Fort Napoléon at 120 m altitude above Terre-de-Haut, Îles des Saintes, and is open daily. Fort Napoléon was first erected in 1777 as Fort Louis, destroyed by the British in 1809, rebuilt from 1844, and given its present name during the reign of Napoleon III of France.
Îlet à Cabrit
Îlet à Cabrit is an island in the Îles des Saintes archipelago, in the Lesser Antilles. It belongs to the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Haut into the French department of Guadeloupe.
Grand-Îlet is an island in the Îles des Saintes archipelago, in the Lesser Antilles. It belongs to the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Haut into the French department of Guadeloupe.
La Coche is an island in the Îles des Saintes archipelago, in the Lesser Antilles. It belongs to the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Bas into the French department of Guadeloupe.
Les Augustins is a small group of rocks in the archipelago of Îles des Saintes including the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Bas. They are close of la Coche which they are separated by a passage called Passe des Souffleurs. It is a dangerous passage for sea navigation.
La Redonde (Redonda in English) is an uninhabited rock in the archipelago of Îles des Saintes including the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Haut. It is located at 150 m at South of Terre-de-Haut Island. It is the northern extremity of Grand-Îlet Passage. The access is very difficult to berth on it, the swell is there constantly bad.
Les Roches Percées
Les Roches Percées (The leaky Rocks in english) is an uninhabited island in the archipelago of Îles des Saintes including the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Haut. It is located unless 15 m of the beach of Pompierre in the northeast of Terre-de-Haut Island and measures 100 m in its length for 20 m in its width. It closes the bay of Pompierre and offers only two passages towards the Atlantic ocean, called Grande Passe and Petite Passe.
Le Pâté is an island in shape of high plateau in the archipelago of Îles des Saintes including the commune (municipality) of Terre-de-Bas. It is located at 900 m of the northern headland of Terre-de-Bas Island, called Pointe à Vache. It opens the Pain de Sucre Passage (Sugar loaf) which is the main shipping lane to access to the Bay of les Saintes by the North. The ascent of this island is very difficult, the swell and the Ocean currents are very violent and the winds very changeable.
Notre Dame de l'Assomption, les Saintes
Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (French for Our Lady of Assumption) is a Roman Catholic Church of the archipelago of Îles des Saintes, a dependency of the French Overseas department of Guadeloupe. It is located in rue Jean Calot in Fond-du-Curé, a quartier (locality) of Terre-de-Haut Island.
Air France Flight 212 (1968)
Air France Flight 212 was a Boeing 707-328C, registration F-BLCJ, that crashed into the northwestern slope of La Soufrière Mountain, in Guadeloupe on 6 March 1968, with the loss of all 63 lives on board. The aircraft, named "Chateau de Lavoute Polignac", was operating the Caracas–Pointe-à-Pitre sector of Air France's South America route. When air traffic control had cleared the flight deck crew for a visual approach to Le Raizet Airport's runway 11, the crew had reported the airfield in sight.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Basse-Terre.
- Saint Joseph
- Pont Casse
- Pointe Michel
- Saint Peters
- Saint John's
- Market Shop
- Fig Tree
- Cotton Ground
- Monkey Hill
Basse-Terre › North-East: La Soufriere Volcano, Basse-Terre (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
باس-تير, Горад Бас-Тэр, Бас Тер, Basse Terre, Basse-Terre, Μπας-Τερ, Bas-Tero, باس-تر, Bâssa-Tèrra, באס טר, Բաս Տեր, BBR, バステール, ბას-ტერი, 바스테르, Бас-тер, Bas Teras, Bastēra, बासे-तेर, Бас-Тер, பாஸ்தெர், บัส-แตร์, باس-تیر, 巴斯特尔