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Basse-Terre

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Basse-Terre: Séminaire départemental.

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Miss Basse-Terre 2020: Making Of du deuxième jour.

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Les finances de la ville de Basse-Terre évoquées!

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Municipales à Basse-Terre : le débat sur Guadeloupe la 1ère

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Municipales 2020 Basse-Terre Guadeloupe

Basse-Terre is a French commune in the Guadaloupe department of France in the Lesser Antilles. It is also the prefecture of Guadeloupe. The city of Basse-Terre is located on Basse-Terre Island, the western half of Guadeloupe.
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  • Geography 

  • Climate 

  • Native American origins 

  • Birth of the town of Basse-Terre (1635–1649) 

  • Birth of the town of Saint-François (circa 1680) 

  • English occupation (1759–1763) and tentative revival (1763–1789) 

  • Revolutionary period (1789–1802) 

  • Difficult renewal (1802–1870) 

  • Renewed activity (1870–1976) 

  • Since 1976 

  • Administration 

  • Judicial and administrative bodies 

  • Twinning 

  • Urban morphology 

  • Communal territory 

  • Civil heritage 

  • Religious heritage 

  • Festivals 

  • Notable people linked to the commune