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French Guiana Facts

French Guiana's Information

Flag of French Guiana
Total Area 83,534km2
Currency Euro (EUR)
Largest Cities
  • Name: French Guiana
    (long form) Department of Guiana
  • Capital City: Cayenne (64,297 pop.)
  • French Guiana Population: 217,000 (2010 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Euro
    (conversion rates)

    Ten Euros
  • Ethnicity: Creole 75%, European Ancestry 14%, Asian 6%, Amerindian 3%, other 2%
  • GDP total: $4.4 billion (2010 est)
  • GDP per capita: $19,600 (2010 est)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: French (official), French Guiana Creole
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Cayenne, Matoury, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, Kourou, Remire-Montjoly, Macouria
  • Name: The Guianas is a term used to describe the area around Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. French Guiana comes from colonial times when territories bore the name of their sovereign country.
  • National Day: July 14
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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