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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

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


195,506 (July 2005 est.)

none (overseas department of France)

tropical; hot, humid; little seasonal temperature variation

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

Roman Catholic


Government type

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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