Basse-terre is the capital of Guadeloupe
History of Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe was controlled by France and is still controlled by France. Therefore it has not gained independence yet. Their official language is french.
Flag of Guadeloupe
The flag of Guadeloupe is the French tricolor flag. Each color was used to represent a good relationship between the king and the people of Paris. The color white represents- royalty, the color blue and red represents- stood for arms of Paris.
Guadeloupe is located in the Caribbean. It is located between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, and it is southeast of Puerto Rico. Some physical features of Guadeloupe is and island called Ilet a Cabrit, a volcano named La Soufriere, and another island called La redonde.
Political and Economic Information
Type of government- Republic
Leader- Jacques Gillot
Economic System- Capitalism
People should visit Guadeloupe because of the glorious beaches, fascinating history, National Park, lifestyle, and the snorkeling and diving etc. When tourists come to visit Guadeloupe they should take a hike, walk around the capital, climb an active volcano, kayak through the mangroves, and go scuba diving. Also they should see the beautiful beaches, Basse-Terre island, La Sourfriere, Zoological and Botanical Park, and the La Desirade and more.