Guadeloupe

By Nick Moroney

Background Information

-Capital is Basse-Terre

-4 major cities are Grande-Terre, La Désirade, Les Saintes, and Marie-Galante


History

-Guadeloupe was, and still is, controlled by France since 1814

-The official language in Guadeloupe is French

-The official Guadeloupe flag is the French flag, which has three vertical stripes in blue, red, and white

Geographic Information

-Guadeloupe is located to the north of Dominica, and southeast of St.Kitts and Nevis

-Three physical features of Guadeloupe include Terre-de-Bas Island, Basse-Terre Island,and Terre-de-Haut island

Political/Economical Information

-Guadeloupe has a Constitutional Republic

-The leader of Guadeloupe is Jacques Gillot

-Their currency is the Euro

-Guadeloupe's economic system is capitalism

Tourist Information

-Peope should visit Guadeloupe because they have very majestic beaches, and interesting wildlife

-Guadeloupe is a great place to snorkel, surf, hike, and fish