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Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe
  • Capital

    Capital

    Basse-Terre

  • Local time

    Local time

    13:12

  • Population

    Population

    402 119

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +590

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

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Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Basse-Terre

  • Local time

    Local time

    13:12

  • Population

    Population

    402 119

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +590

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.78 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    761mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    1 628 km2

Economy

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    cultivable land, beaches and climate

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    cultivable land, beaches and climate

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What not to do when visiting Guadeloupe

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Don’t expect cold behaviour from locals - they favour warmer interaction with merriment and humour, the flirtation between the sexes. The values emphasise "reputation" for men and "respect" for women.

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Don't expect "Paris with beaches" - Guadeloupe's charm is the Caribbean and Creole side of its culture.

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Don't forget the music is important part of local culture with styles like Gwo Ka, Zouk or Akoustik Kreyol.

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Don’t forget Guadeloupe is an overseas department of France and is part of the European Union.

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Don't forget that Guadeloupe uses the euro.

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Don't assume people speak English. French is the language…

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Don't sit under a ripe coconut tree - better to be safe than sorry, falling coconuts kill 150 people each year.

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Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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9/15
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Don't wear swimwear outside the beach areas.

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Don't dive or snorkel without a floating marker on water.

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Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Don't forget to negotiate your taxi ride price before you take it.

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Don’t forget the hurricane season usually takes place from June to November.

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Don't really look for a deal - things are not that cheap in Caribbean.

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Don't forget coral-safe sunscreen - if you go to water excursions, some of them may not allow you to join without coral-safe sunscreen.

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