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      Guadeloupe Information
The chain of islands situated in the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles is Guadeloupe. The total land area of the island is 1,628 square kilometers or 629 sq. mi. Guadeloupe is the primary area of France with a single foreign branch. It is an integral region of the Republic. Basse-Terre is the capital city of Guadeloupe. The name Guadeloupe was given in the year 1493 by Christopher Columbus. It has a significant position in European Union. The cluster of islands, Guadeloupe has the fabulous architectural attractiveness of the Creole culture.

      Guadeloupe Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The culture of Guadeloupe is almost certainly recognized for the islanders' legendary success, mainly the poetry of Saint-John Perse, the alias exercised by Alexis Leger. The island is known for a prosperous legendary making. The island has many famous living writers, poets, novelists, essayists and journalists. The island has much significance for arts chiefly painting and carving. Music and dance are well liked here. They are majorly influenced by African, French and Indian cultures. The quadrille "au commandement", zouk, zouk-love, kompa toumbele and the present global dances are well accepted in the island of Guadeloupe. The Creole Blues carnival, the Marie-Galante fiesta, Gwo-Ka Cotellon carnival are some of the popularly celebrated festivals. Katrin, is identified universally as the lip synching idol of the piano-house trio Black Box. Some of the tourist attractions of the island of Guadeloupe are the soufriere, the chutes du Carbet, the saut de la Lezarde or the saut d'Acomat, the Grand Etang, the Salines, the Pointe des Chateaux, the mangrove and the Grand cul de sac Marin, the pointe de la Grande Vigie, the Portes d'Enfer, the Grands Fonds. The dressing of Guadeloupean women is very special. They have an exclusive method of customary clothing and it has several coating of colorful materials. Nowadays they are dressed in these traditional outfits only on some particular events. Gold jewelry among women is very significant.

      Guadeloupe Demographics
Guadeloupe Total Population - 452,776
Guadeloupe Male Population - 223,012
Guadeloupe Female Population - 229,764
Guadeloupe Black African / French-African-Indian AncestryPopulation - 321,470
Guadeloupe Indian Population - 67,916
Guadeloupe White Population - 40,749
Guadeloupe Lebanese / Syrians Population - 9,055
Guadeloupe Chinese / others Population - 13,583

      Guadeloupe Education
The education system of Guadeloupe is majorly influenced by the system in France. The medium used for teaching is French. The learning is mandatory for ten years from the age 6 years to sixteen years. The education system is classified into primary schools, upper secondary schools and lower secondary schools. The upper secondary schools are known as are lycees. The lower secondary schools are colleges. Primary schooling includes five years of learning. Students with two years can get admission in the ecole maternelle also called preprimary school and at the age of six years can get admitted into ecole primaire or primary school. Secondary education is classified into four years of a premier cycle or college and three years of a second cycle or lycee.

Guadeloupe Symbols
Guadeloupe nickname -The Butterfly Island

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Guadeloupe Flag
Guadeloupe Flower
Guadeloupe Animal
Gallic rooster

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Guadeloupe Anthem
"La Marseillaise"

      Guadeloupe History
The primary people on the islands of Guadeloupe prior to Christ were the Arawaks an Indian tribe's. They were passive, although extremely developed fishermen. They were destroyed by the Caraibes (Karibs). The people belonging to Caraibes (Karibs) even now exist on the islands and have occupied Caloucaera Island. On November 3rd, 1493 the island got its name as Guadeloupe by Christopher Columbus on his arrival. Cultivation in beginning was not beneficial. The island of Guadeloupe was bought by Charles Houel from Compagnie. The economic condition of the island was improved by him. Later the island was in hands of Compagnie des Indes and then by King Louis XIV. The climax of pirating and the molesting of overseas shipment crafts were in 18th century. The meeting in Paris nominated for the exclusion of slavery and has driven Victor Hugues to Guadeloupe to manage the execution on February 4th, 1794. The slavery was returned to the island by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802. This continued till April 27th, 1848. In second half of 19th century there was economic downfall on the island. Guadeloupe developed as a French Overseas Department on March 19th, 1946. The island was directed by a perfect. Two secretary generals and two under-prefects guided him. The rules were equal to that in France. An innovative advancing program for the Antilles-Guyana area was chosen on December 1st, 1999. The law of orientation for the French Overseas departments was selected in June 2000. On December 07, 2003, Saint Martin and Saint Barth obtained French overseas societies individually.

      Guadeloupe Tourism
The island of Guadeloupe has many historical monuments. There are carved rocks at Trois Rivieres. At Fort Fleurs d'Epee (Bas du Fort) or Fort Delgres (Basse Terre) there are remains of the canons capping on the walls. The houses made up of wood and wrought-iron or like the Zevallos house are very famous. The island of Guadeloupe is called as land of faith. The island has temples, churches and chapels. The temple Changy near Capesterre is very popular. The island of Guadeloupe has an eternal range of distinct sceneries and destinations which are royal and outstanding. The soufriere, the chutes du Carbet, the saut de la Lezarde or the saut d'Acomat, the Grand Etang, the Salines, the Pointe des Chateaux, the mangrove and the Grand cul de sac Marin, the pointe de la Grande Vigie, the Portes d'Enfer, the Grands Fonds are incredible attractions on the island. Parc National de la Guadeloupe is grand location. It has orchid-filled tropical forest and fern enclosed hill side.

      Guadeloupe Transportation
The transport system of Guadeloupe is comprised of waterways, airways and roadways. The railway system is private and there is narrow-gauge. The roads cover an area of 3,200 km. Out of which the paved roads are 1,742 km and 340 km are the unpaved roads. Guadeloupe has 9 airports. The bus service is frequent on the island. Most of the buses come at regular interval of 15 minutes. The bus journey is time consuming and economical. The roads are maintained in fine condition. Hiring vehicles is common on this island. Two wheelers as well as four wheelers can be rented. Cycling is general here. The major ports on the island are Pointe-a-Pitre and Basse-Terre. The port of Pointe-a-Pitre operates cargoes of minerals, sugar, and cereals. The port of Basse-Terre focus on the banana export trade.

      Guadeloupe Taxes
Guadeloupe Personal Income Tax Rate - 20%
Guadeloupe Corporate Tax Rate - 15%
Guadeloupe Service Tax Rate - 15%
Guadeloupe Capitals Gains Tax - 16%

      Guadeloupe Universities
Universite des Antilles et de la Guyane, Guyane, Guadeloupe - Students 12,000

      Guadeloupe Religions
Guadeloupe Roman Catholic Population is 86%
Guadeloupe Protestant Population is 5%
Guadeloupe Hindu / African Population is 4%
Guadeloupe Jehovah's Witnesses Population is 2%

      Guadeloupe Arrondissements
Arrondissement of Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, Population - 175,691
Arrondissement of Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, Population - 210,875

      Guadeloupe Government
The French National Assembly includes four deputies from Guadeloupe. Three senators also belong from Guadeloupe. The General council comprises of 40 associates whereas the Regional council 41 associates. The executive power is directed by the President with General council and Regional council. The associates are chosen from the legislative branch. They are voted after a term of six years. The council is driven to the French National Assembly, the French Senate, and the European Parliament by Guadeloupe. A full region of France position was attained by Guadeloupe in the year 1974. Basse-Terre and Pointe-a-Pitre in together combine to form the region of Guadeloupe known as arrondissements. They can be further classified into cantons and communes with a municipal council. The judicial system is influenced by the French model

      Guadeloupe Parks
The national park of the island is Guadeloupe National Park. It has a nature reserve nearby to the park called as the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin. It is enclosed within a big area of the tropical jungle. Different varieties of animals are present there. The islands natural park was initiated by the General Council in the year 1970. It identified the elevated organic inconsistency of steamy woods Buster and mountain series. UNESCO rated the National Park as global biosphere reserve in the year 1992. The total land area of the National Park of Guadeloupe is 1,600 hectares or 4,000 acres. The total marine area of the Park is about 2,100 marine hectares or 5,200 acres. The major region is conceals around 10% of the area of the island of Guadeloupe. The peak point in the park is an active volcano La Soufriere. The park is comprised of eleven municipalities. They are Vieux-Habitants, Bouillante, Pointe-Noire, Lamentin, Petit-Bourg, Goyave, Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Trois-Rivieres, Gourbeyre, Saint-Claude and Baillif.

      Guadeloupe Geography
The five islands which are included in Guadeloupe are Basse-Terre Island, Grande-Terre, La Desirade, Les Saintes and Marie-Galante. Several volcanoes produced Guadeloupe and Basse-Terre among them is living. Saint-Barthelemy and the French part of Saint Martin both has chosen to develop into an overseas territorial collectivity. Basse-Terre Island and Grande-Terre are the two major islands of Guadeloupe. Numerous hurricanes destroyed the cluster of islands, Guadeloupe. The Geographic coordinates of the islands is 16° 15' N, 61° 35' W. The total area of Guadeloupe is 1,780 kmē. Out of which the total land area of Guadeloupe is 1,706 kmē and water area is 74 kmē. Soufriere is a lively volcano. The climate of Guadeloupe is subtropical and rage by trade winds. The humidity in the region is quite high.

      Guadeloupe Economy
The economy of Guadeloupe majorly relies on agriculture, tourism and light industry. The island gets ample imports and financial support from France. Tourism is the main sector. Banana and sugarcane are the main commercial crops of the island. The rate of unemployment is quite high. The standard of living of the people of this island is superior to that of remaining Caribbean islands. Foodstuffs, fuels, vehicles, clothing and some different user products, construction materials are few of the imported things on the island of Guadeloupe. Construction, cement, rum, sugar and tourism industries are recently booming in the region. User Guadeloupe Comments

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