Arrondissements of the Guadeloupe department

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The 2 arrondissements of the Guadeloupe department are:

  1. Arrondissement of Basse-Terre, (prefecture of the Guadeloupe department: Basse-Terre) with 10 cantons and 18 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 190,893 in 2013.
  2. Arrondissement of Pointe-à-Pitre, (subprefecture: Pointe-à-Pitre) with 11 cantons and 14 communes. The population of the arrondissement was 211,226 in 2013.
Map of Guadeloupe.

Guadeloupe formerly had a third arrondissement, the Arrondissement of Saint-Martin-Saint-Barthélemy, (subprefecture: Saint-Martin) with 3 cantons and 2 communes, but this arrondissement ceased to exist when the communes of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy were officially detached from Guadeloupe on February 22, 2007.

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