Basse-Terre

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Basse-Terre
The Toun Haw
The Toun Haw
Coat o airms o Basse-Terre
Coat o airms
Location o the commune (in reid) within Guadeloupe
Location o the commune (in reid) within Guadeloupe
Coordinates: 15°59′45″N 61°43′45″W / 15.9958°N 61.7292°W / 15.9958; -61.7292Coordinates: 15°59′45″N 61°43′45″W / 15.9958°N 61.7292°W / 15.9958; -61.7292
Kintra Fraunce
Owerseas region an depairtment Guadeloupe
Arrondissement Basse-Terre
Canton Basse-Terre (1st, an 2nt)
Intercommunality Sud Basse-Terre
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Marie-Luce Penchard
Aurie
 • Land1 5.78 km2 (2.23 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 11,534
INSEE/Postal code 97105 / 97100

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.

Basse-Terre is a French commune in the Guadaloupe depairtment o Fraunce in the Lesser Antilles.