Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe auf der Karte
Position

Guadeloupe

French overseas territory

Region:
Caribbean
Area:
1,628 km²
Local name:
Guadeloupe
Capital:
Basse-Terre
On further pages:
Sunrise + Sunset
Climate
Country comparison
Current time in Guadeloupe:

The countrywide time in Guadeloupe is Atlantic Standard Time (AST).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Guadeloupe.
So there is all over the year the same difference of -4 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

Population:
456,000
280.1

Currency

The currency in Guadeloupe is Euro (EUR).
1 Euro is divided into 100 Cent.
Status: 09/20/2018
1 US Dollar = 0.85 Euro
1 Euro = 1.18 US Dollar

The climate in Guadeloupe

In Guadeloupe, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 29 and 32 degrees. In the colder months, the average night temperatures drop down to 21 °C.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

Languages

Official language:
French

mother tonguedistribution
Creole-French95.0 %
other5.0 %

Guadeloupe is an island state in the caribbean sea. The small state has a total area of 1,628 km². This area is about 1.3 times the size of Los Angeles. Besides the two main islands, the country has 10 other small islands. Guadeloupe has no direct neighbours. The distance between New York City and the Capital Basse-Terre is about 2,990 km.

Most important cities in Guadeloupe

CityRegionPopulation
Basse-Terre / CapitalGuadeloupe11,000
Les AbymesGuadeloupe63,000
Baie-MahaultGuadeloupe31,000
Le GosierGuadeloupe29,000
Petit-BourgGuadeloupe25,000
Sainte-AnneGuadeloupe23,000
Grande Anse 1,720