French commune|nomcommune=Anse-Bertrand

mapcaption=Location of the commune (in red) within Guadeloupe
maire= Alfred Dona-Erie
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date-sans=Jan. 2007 census

Anse-Bertrand is a commune in Guadeloupe, an overseas region and department of France in the Lesser Antilles.

The inhabitants in Anse-Bertrand are called Ansois.


Anse-Bertrand is located in northern Grande-Terre. The town is 35 km, north-north-east of Pointe-à-Pitre. The Atlantic Ocean face the town and produces high waves for professional surfers. The town is located on a limestone plateau where rollings hills are located eastwards.

Some settlements are depending of the commune of Anse-Bertrand, such as:
* La Berthaudiere
* Massioux
* Pressec


Like any other Eastern Caribbean town, Anse-Bertrand experiences quite evenly spread rainfall during the year, with a wetter season between July and November which coincides with hurricane season. The town receives below 1500 mm of rainfall. Tropical heat is the norm, bringing constant high temperatures, especially during the summer.

Trade winds, called alizés, blow from the northeast and often temper the climate.


The economy rests primarily on agriculture, particularly on sugar cane. There was sugar cultivation in the 1800s, but it ended. It is endowed with a rich past whose remnants you can see through a number of windmills scaterred over the commune such as Habitation La Mahaudière. The beach, Anse Bertrand, is great for surfing on Grade-Terre. There are hotels southwards, toward Pointe-a-Pitre.


In Anse-Bertrand the landscape is scenic, especially places such as "Pointe de la Grande Vigie" situated at the most northernmost part of the archipelago.

Point Large Watchtower is located on the northern point of the Guadeloupe. High cliffs up to 80 meters tall, plunges in the Atlantic Ocean in perpetual movement. Here nature impresses by its beauty and its violence. By good weather, seen on Désirade (50 km), Antigua (70 km) and Montserrat (80 km).

Carry Hell is encircled by cliffs, a small calm and limpid water, arm of the sea to the turquoise reflections, gently comes to die on a white sand beach. With far the ocean continues to thunder. The paradise with the doors of the hell…

There are other serene beaches such as Plage de la Chapelle, Anse Laborde (1.1 miles, north), Anse Pistolet & Anse du Souffleur (2.8 miles, southwest).

Saint Jacques horse racecourse , is nearby and bets can be placed and you can have a great time with the locals.

Le Chau de Feuilles, a French restaurant is nearby.

Famous Ansois

*Serge Nubret,(1938), federation leader, cinema actor and also, an essay author.
*Jean Valsi

ister city

In November 1994, Anse-Bertrand became a sister city to the city of Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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