Guadeloupe

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Official name:Department of Guadeloupe
Capital:Basse-Terre
Area:total: 1,780 sq km
note: Guadeloupe is an archipelago of nine inhabited islands, including Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, La Desirade, Iles des Saintes (2), Saint-Barthelemy, Iles de la Petite Terre, and Saint-Martin (French part of the island of Saint Martin)
water: 74 sq km
land: 1,706 sq km
Climate:subtropical tempered by trade winds; moderately high humidity
Location:Caribbean, islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico
Geographic coordinates:16 15 N, 61 35 W
Comparative Area:10 times the size of Washington, DC
Land boundaries:total: 10.2 km
border countries: Netherlands Antilles (Sint Maarten) 10.2 km
Coastline:306 km
Terrain:Basse-Terre is volcanic in origin with interior mountains; Grande-Terre is low limestone formation; most of the seven other islands are volcanic in origin
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
highest point: Soufriere 1,484 m

Map of Guadeloupe

Map of Guadeloupe

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