Petit -Bourg is a municipality with 23,729 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2011 ) in the French overseas department of Guadeloupe. The village is located in the Basse -Terre and has according to the terrain classification also a share of the Petit cul de sac marin. By Petit -Bourg performs the main road between Pointe -à- Pitre and Basse- Terre.


Petit -Bourg has an interest in the natural park Valombreuse and the National Park of Guadeloupe. The Saut de la Lézarde is a famous waterfall. He is - surrounded by a tropical forest - more than ten meters high and is formed by a stream called Lézarde.


Petit -Bourg - that means a small castle - had its origin in 1643 when Charles Houël, the Seconded by Compagnie des îles d' Amérique, the American Inselkompagnie, founded several villages in this region.

  • Community in Guadeloupe
  • Place in Guadeloupe