Guadeloupe

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Official Name
Département de Guadeloupe
Population
402,000
General Remarks
A French overseas department since 1973, and politically connected to France. Five islands: Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie Galande, the Saintes group, Desirade. Saint Barthélemy and most of Saint Martin separated from Guadeloupe in July 2007 to become overseas collectivities of France
National Languages
French
Literacy Rate
90%
Immigrant Languages
Haitian (12,000)
Deaf Population
440–3,520
Deaf Institutions
1
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Guadeloupe is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional and 2 are vigorous.