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Quick Facts
Capital Basse-Terre
Government NA
Currency Euro (EUR)
Area total: 1,780 km2
Population 452,776 (July 2006 est.)
Language French (official) 99%, Creole patois
Religion Roman Catholic 95%, Hindu and pagan African 4%, Protestant 1%
Calling Code +590
Internet TLD .gp
Time Zone UTC-4

Guadeloupe , sometimes known as the Butterfly Island (French: I'ile Papillon), on account of the shape of two of its major islands, is a group of islands in the eastern Caribbean, and is a French overseas department. It is located southeast of Puerto Rico.

Map of Guadeloupe
Map of Guadeloupe

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