|Time zone:||GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Main languages:||French, Creole|
$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
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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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.