Basse-Terre is the administrative capital of Guadeloupe, on the eastern Caribbean island of Basse-Terre. The town, dating from 1643. Basse-Terre was Guadeloupe’s commercial hub until the late 18th century, when it was eclipsed by the town of Pointe-à-Pitre on adjoining Grande-Terre island.
Guadeloupe, a French overseas region, is an island group in the southern Caribbean Sea.
It consists of six inhabited islands—Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, La Désirade and the two inhabited Îles des Saintes.
Dialing code: +590
Population: 395,700 (2016)
Continent: North America
Official language: French
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