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Where is French Guiana?

map showing the location of French Guiana

Located in the continent of South America, French Guiana covers 83,534 square kilometers of land, making it the 116th largest nation in terms of land area.

French Guiana is a dependant territory of France. The population of French Guiana is 217,000 (2009) and the nation has a density of 3 people per square kilometer.

The currency of French Guiana is the Euro (EUR).

The dialing code for the country is 594 and the top level internet domain for sites is .gf.

French Guiana shares land borders with 2 countries: Suriname, Brazil.

To learn more, visit our detailed French Guiana section.

Quick facts

Population 217,000
Density 2.6 / km2 ( 6.7 / mi2 )
Language French
Capital Cayenne (French Guiana)
Currency Euro
Land Area 83,534 km2 (32,253 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -54.550
Maximum Longitude -51.600
Mininum Latitude 2.110
Maximum Latitude 5.760

What is the capital of French Guiana?

map showing the location of French Guiana
Location of Cayenne on a map.

Cayenne is the capital city of French Guiana. It has a population of 61,550, and is located on a latitue of 4.93 and longitude of -52.33.

Quick Facts About Cayenne, the Capital Of French Guiana

City Cayenne
Country French Guiana
Population 61,550
Longitude -52.33333000
Latitude 4.93333000
Elevation 7 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in French Guiana

Rank City Population
#1Cayenne61,550

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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.