Guadeloupe

Official nameGuadeloupe
Name in local languageGuadeloupe (fr)
ContinentAmericas
SubcontinentCaribbean
Population (ranking: 184e)382,704 inhabitants (2019)
Population growth-1.08 % / year
Area1,628 km²
Density235.08 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 145e)9.740 billions $USD (2015)
GDP/capita (ranking)24,668 $USD (2015)
GDP growth1.90 % / year (2015)
Life expectancy (ranking)80.55 years (2012)
Birth rate12.50 ‰ (2014)
Fertility rate2.21 children / woman (2014)
Death rate (ranking)8.20 ‰ (2014)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)4.19 ‰ (2008)
Literacy rate100.00 % (2018)
Official languagesFrench (Creole spoken)
CurrencyEuro (€ EUR)
HDIunknown
EPI (ranking)unknown
GovernmentOverseas region and department of France
Head of StatePresident Emmanuel Macron
National Day14 July (French Revolution of 1789)
ISO CodesGP, GPL
DemonymGuadeloupean, French
Tourists (ranking)600,000 people (2016)
Guadeloupe – petite

Guadeloupe is both a mono-departmental region of the French overseas territories and an ultraperipheral European region, located in the Caribbean, in the Americas. It is located south of Antigua and Barbuda and Montserrat, and north of Dominica.

Cascade dans la jungle, Guadeloupe
Falls in the jungle, Guadeloupe
Mémorial ACTe, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
Mémorial ACTe (Caribbean Center for Expressions and Memories of Trafficking and Slavery), Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
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Urban areas (2016)
Urban areasPopulation
Pointe-à-Pitre - Les Abymes310,251 inhabitants
Basse-Terre51,468 inhabitants
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See also