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Pointe-Noire Destination Guide

Delve into Pointe-Noire in Guadeloupe

Pointe-Noire in the region of Guadeloupe with its 7,749 residents is a city in Guadeloupe - some 17 mi or ( 27 km ) North of Basse-Terre , the country's capital .

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Current time in Pointe-Noire is now 11:44 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guadeloupe " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Bridgetown, Fort-de-France, Basseterre, Roseau, and St. John's. While being here, make sure to check out Bridgetown . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Pointe-Noire ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Doubleroom with balcony - Langley Hotel Fort Royal

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Interesting facts about this location

Action of 22 January 1809

The Action of 22 January 1809 was a minor naval engagement fought off the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe during the Napoleonic Wars. The action was fought as part of the blockade of Guadeloupe and neighbouring Martinique by a large British Royal Navy squadron, which was seeking to cut the islands off from contact and supplies from France by preventing the passage of shipping from Europe to the islands.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 16.21 -61.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Battles involving France, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1809, Naval battles of the Napoleonic Wars

Air France Flight 117

Air France Flight 117 was a multi-leg international scheduled flight from Paris-Orly Airport via Lisbon, the Azores and Guadeloupe to Santiago, Chile, which crashed 22 June 1962. The Boeing 707 aircraft involved in the accident was just four months old. The flight was uneventful until approaching Pointe-à-Pitre. The airport is surrounded by mountains and requires a steep descent. The weather was poor – violent thunderstorm and low cloud ceiling. The VOR navigational beacon was out of service.

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Located at 16.31 -61.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 1962 in France, Accidental deaths in Guadeloupe, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707, Air France accidents and incidents, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1962, Aviation accidents and incidents in France, Aviation accidents and incidents in Guadeloupe

Basse-Terre Island

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).

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Located at 16.15 -61.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Geography of Guadeloupe, Islands of France, Islands of Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles

Geography of Guadeloupe

The department of Guadeloupe comprises five islands: Guadeloupe island composed of Basse-Terre Island and Grande-Terre (separated from Basse-Terre by a narrow sea channel called salt river) and the dependencies composed by the adjacent French islands of La Désirade, Les Saintes and Marie-Galante. Basse-Terre has a rough volcanic relief whilst Grande-Terre features rolling hills and flat plains. Guadeloupe was formed from multiple volcanoes, of which only Basse-Terre is not extinct.

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Located at 16.25 -61.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Geography of Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe is a Caribbean island located in the Leeward Islands, in the Lesser Antilles, with a land area of 1,628 square kilometres (629 sq.  mi) and a population of 400,000. It is an overseas region of France, consisting of a single overseas department. Guadeloupe is an integral part of France, as are the other overseas departments. Besides Guadeloupe island, the smaller islands of Marie-Galante, La Désirade, and the Îles des Saintes are included in Guadeloupe.

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Located at 16.25 -61.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Archipelagoes of the Caribbean Sea, Caribbean countries, Departments of France, Former British colonies, Former Swedish colonies, French-speaking countries, Guadeloupe, Island countries, Islands of France, Lesser Antilles, Member states of La Francophonie, Outermost regions of the European Union, Overseas departments of France, Regions of France

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