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Guadeloupe (Overseas Department and Region, France)

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French national flag - Image by Željko Heimer, 7 May 2005

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Administrative data

Code: 971
Area: 1,780 km2
Population (1990): 386,987 inhabitants

Préfecture: Basse-Terre
Sous-préfectures: Pointe-à-Pitre, Marigot
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 43 cantons, 34 municipalities.

Official flag of Guadeloupe

The official flag of Guadeloupe is the French national flag.

Ivan Sache, 18 February 2005

Unofficial flags of Guadeloupe

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Unofficial flags of Guadeloupe - Images by Pierre Gay & António Martins, 1 October 2006

Guadeloupe is sometimes represented by a banner of the arms of the island's main town, Pointe-à-Pitre. The flag features, on a black or red background a yellow sun and a green sugar cane, and a blue stripe charged with yellow fleurs-de-lis on the top.
The flag appears to be used for touristic purpose only.

Pascal Vagnat, António Martins, Pierre Gay & Al Kirsch, 19 January 2001

Flag of Region Guadeloupe


Flag of Region Guadeloupe - Image by Ivan Sache, 26 November 2016

The flag of Region Guadeloupe (photo, photo) is white with the Region's emblem in the middle.
The emblem of Region Guadeloupe features a stylized seagull and a rising sun. Blue represents the sky and the sea while green represents the island.

Ivan Sache, 26 November 2016