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Guadeloupe profile - Leaders

  • 15 January 2015
  • From the section Africa

Head of state: The President of France

Guadeloupe is administered as a part of the French mainland.

Paris is represented by a prefect, appointed by the French president. Regional and general councils, elected by popular votes, oversee legislative and day-to-day affairs. Guadeloupe sends representatives to the National Assembly and to the Senate in Paris.