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French Guiana



Basic Information:

Official Name: French Guiana
Population: 252,390
Area: 91,000 km2
Capital City: Cayenne
Major Religion: Christianity
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT -3
Current time: 09:54am
Phone Country Dialing Code: 594
Region: South America
Language: French
Useful Travel Phrases in: French

Climate (Cayenne):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.franceguide.com
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type E


Travel Cost: $$$$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Iles du Salut (Salvation Islands)
  • Emerald Jungle Village

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)