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Guadeloupe Country Guide

Explore Guadeloupe in North America

Guadeloupe with the capital city Basse-Terre is located in North America. It covers some 1,781 square kilometres with 443,000 citizens.

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The average density of population is approximately 249 per km².

To reach someone in Guadeloupe dial +590 prior to a number. The cellular networks commonly support frequencies of 900, 1800 Mhz. Websites registered in this country end with the top level domain ".gp". If you want to bring electric equipment on your trip (e.g. laptop power supply), note the local power outlet of 230V - 50Hz.

National administrative regions of Guadeloupe


Geography Quick-Facts

Summary Continent: North America
Neighbours: Netherlands Antilles
Capital: Basse-Terre
Size 1,780 square kilometers (km² or sqkm) or 687 square miles (mi² or sqmi)
Population 443,000
Currency Name: Euro, Currency Code: EUR
Country Top Level Domain (cTLD) .gp
Telephone Country Prefix +590
Mobile Phone Connections 0
Landline Phone Connections 0

Data based on CIA facts book 2010 & 2013, wikipedia, national statistical offices and their census releases

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