Travel Information for Guadeloupe
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:French, Creole
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)


For help planning your trip to Guadeloupe including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Guadeloupe trip planning page.

Further information on Guadeloupe

Discover more about Guadeloupe - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of guadeloupe

Total area: 1,780 sq km (74 sq km under water)

Coastline: 306 km (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: La Grande Soufrière (1,467m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Guadeloupe from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

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Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of France

Population: 405,500     Density: 227.8 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: Black / Mulatto (71%), from Tamil Nadu and other parts of India (15%), White (9%), Lebanese / Syrians (2%), Chinese / others (3%)

Religions: Roman Catholic (86%), Protestant (5%), Hindu / African (4%), Jehovah's Witnesses (2%)

Country profile: BBC News.