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Travel to French Guiana

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Last Minute Tips Before you Travel to French Guiana

  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC -3
  • Electricity: 220/127V , 50 Hz (bring an adapter/transformer for your hair drier, laptop, cellullar phone etc.)
  • Currency: Euro (Euro)
  • Country Dialing Code: 594

French Guiana

Location
Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Brazil and Suriname

Capital
Cayenne

Population
195,506 (July 2005 est.)

Regions
none (overseas department of France)

Climate
tropical; hot, humid; little seasonal temperature variation

Ethnic groups
black or mulatto 66%, white 12%, East Indian, Chinese, Amerindian 12%, other 10%

Religions
Roman Catholic

Languages
French

Government type
NA

Background
First settled by the French in 1604, French Guiana was the site of notorious penal settlements until 1951. The European Space Agency launches its communication satellites from Kourou.

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