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Geography Statistics of French Guiana

French Guiana's Information

Flag of French Guiana
Total Area 83,534km2
Currency Euro (EUR)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 235 miles (378 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 34,421 sq miles (89,150 sq km)
    (water) 714 sq miles (1,850 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 35,135 sq miles (91,000 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: French Guiana is divided into two arrondissements - Cayenne and Saint-Laurent Du Maroni - and 19 cantons and 22 towns and villages.
  • Horizontal Width: 300 km (186 miles) from Grand-Santi east to Quanary
  • Vertical Length: 333 km (207 miles) from Sinnamary straight south to the border with Brazil

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) Suriname, Brazil
  • Geographic Center: 155 km (96 miles) SW from Cayenne at coordinates 3.55 N, 53.15 W
  • Highest Point: Bellevue de l'Inini - 2,792 ft.
    (851 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean - 0 ft. (0 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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