Largest Cities in Guadeloupe

Facts about Guadeloupe

Official languages: French
Capital: Basse-Terre
Area: 1,780 km²
Population: 443,000 residents
Population density: 248.88 residents per km²
Currency: EUR
Internet TLD: .gp
ISO codes: GP, GLP, 312
Die The prefix for Guadeloupe is +590

Guadeloupe (Guadeloupe Creole: Gwadloup ), also called Gwada by the locals, is geographically an archipelago, politically a French overseas territory, an overseas department and a region, consisting of a group of islands in the Lesser Antilles within the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean.

Guadeloupe is an (almost) fully integrated part of the French state and therefore also part of the European Union. However, Guadeloupe is not part of the EU VAT Union. Together with Martinique, Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin , it forms the French Antilles.

Population

On January 1, 2017, Guadeloupe had 390,253 residents. Around 90% of Guadeloupians are of African or mixed descent. About 5% of the population are white. Indians, Lebanese or Chinese together make up less than 5%.

Several groups must be distinguished within the whites. The descendants of the colonial upper class are called Grands-Blancs . There are also some groups of impoverished white settlers ( Petits-Blancs): the Blancs-Matignons in the Grands Fund on Grande-Terre, the Saintois on the Les Saintes archipelago and the Désiradiens on the island of La Désirade.

The majority of the residents belong to the Catholic Church. There are minorities of Hindus, religions of African origin and Protestants.

Biggest Cities of Guadeloupe by Population

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 63,169 16.273 -61.5051
2 Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe 30,662 16.2674 -61.5854
3 Le Gosier, Guadeloupe 28,809 16.2062 -61.4931
4 Petit-Bourg, Guadeloupe 25,105 16.1916 -61.5914
5 Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe 22,970 16.2256 -61.381
6 Le Moule, Guadeloupe 22,803 16.3316 -61.3466
7 Sainte-Rose, Guadeloupe 20,303 16.3326 -61.6969
8 Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Guadeloupe 19,932 16.045 -61.5643
9 Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe 18,375 16.2412 -61.5361
10 Lamentin, Guadeloupe 15,002 16.2705 -61.6317
11 Saint-Francois, Guadeloupe 12,843 16.2524 -61.2733
12 Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe 11,583 15.9971 -61.7321
13 Saint-Claude, Guadeloupe 10,245 16.0252 -61.6997
14 Trois-Rivieres, Guadeloupe 8,923 15.976 -61.6449
15 Gourbeyre, Guadeloupe 8,682 15.9945 -61.692
16 Petit-Canal, Guadeloupe 8,665 16.3791 -61.4872
17 Pointe-Noire, Guadeloupe 7,860 16.2322 -61.7892
18 Vieux-Habitants, Guadeloupe 7,839 16.0587 -61.7667
19 Bouillante, Guadeloupe 7,651 16.1304 -61.769
20 Grand-Bourg, Guadeloupe 5,978 15.884 -61.3148
21 Baillif, Guadeloupe 5,816 16.0204 -61.7461
22 Port-Louis, Guadeloupe 5,626 16.4175 -61.5304
23 Anse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe 5,257 16.4724 -61.5074

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