What is the Latitude and Longitude on Guadeloupe?
Latitude of Guadeloupe is:16.25 and Longitude of Guadeloupe is: -61.5833
Guadeloupe is an overseas territory of France situated in Leeward Islands. It is a group of islands. It includes the islands of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre and some smaller islands. Being a part of France, it is politically associated with the European union. Christopher Columbus found these islands in 1493.
The geographic coordinates of Guadeloupe are 16.25° North and 61.5833° West and it is spread over a total area of 1,628 square kilometers. A population of 405,000 resides in the country. A part of the island is mountainous and there are also some low-lying plains found. Rolling hills are found in Grande-Terre. Guadeloupe is also prone to hurricanes. Hurricanes caused in 1998, 1995, 1964 and number of times before that has caused a lot of damage to life and property.
The climate in Guadeloupe is tropical time with hot and humid summers. The temperature though is moderated by the trade winds coming from the ocean. About 30 square kilometers of land is suitable for agriculture and farming.
Poetry and literature have been the pillars of the culture of Guadeloupe. Saint-John Perse, the noble prizewinner, wrote poetries, which depicted the true state of the nation in his time and was very inspiring for the generations to come. Jewelry is also very intrinsic to the culture of Guadeloupe people.
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