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The capital of the French overseas department of Guadeloupe, on the southern end of Basse-Terre Island in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies.
Basse-Terre(ˈbæsˈtɛə; French bɑstɛr)
1. (Placename) a mountainous island in the Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands, comprising part of Guadeloupe. Area: 848 sq km (327 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port in W Guadeloupe, on Basse-Terre Island: the capital of the French Overseas Department of Guadeloupe. Pop: 11 894 (2009)
the capital of St. Kitts-Nevis. 15,897.
1. the capital of Guadeloupe, in the French West Indies. 15,690.
2. See under Guadeloupe.