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Flag of Guadeloupe

As Guadeloupe is an overseas territory of France, it uses the French tricolor as its national flag. Guadeloupe also has its own regional flag but it is not used for official purposes. The regional flag has two horizontal bands of blue (top) and black (bottom).
The upper band is blue in color and features of three gold fleurs-de-lis; the lower portion is black and features green sugar cane leaves surmounted by a gold radiant sun. The sugarcane is one of the main crops of the nation and hence its use in the flag. The sun stands for the tropical climate that the island nation experiences.

The unofficial flag of Guadeloupe is a white field which consists of a logo that features a stylized sun. The logo also depicts a bird on a blue and green square. Below the logo REGION GUADELOUPE is inscribed and underlined in yellow.

The official flag used as the national flag in Guadeloupe is the French Tricolor.

Official Name: Guadeloupe

Prefecture: Basse-Terre

Location: Lesser Antilles

Capital City:Nuuk

Major Cities: Sainte Anne, Petit-Bourg, Le Moule

Area: 629 square miles

Population: 405,500

Official Language: French

Fact about Guadeloupe flag

Designed byNA
AdoptedFebruary 15, 1794
Design and Colorsconsists of three vertical bands of equal width, displaying the country's national colors: blue, white and red
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated On : August 24th, 2017

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