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French Guiana Country Guide

Explore French Guiana in South America

French Guiana with the capital city Cayenne is located in South America. It covers some 91,001 square kilometres with 195,506 citizens.

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The average density of population is approximately 2 per km².

To reach someone in French Guiana dial +594 prior to a number. The cellular networks commonly support frequencies of 900, 1800 Mhz. Websites registered in this country end with the top level domain ".gf". If you want to bring electric equipment on your trip (e.g. laptop power supply), note the local power outlet of 220V - 50Hz.

National administrative regions of French Guiana


Geography Quick-Facts

Summary Continent: South America
Neighbours: Suriname, Brazil
Capital: Cayenne
Size 91,000 square kilometers (km² or sqkm) or 35,135 square miles (mi² or sqmi)
Population 195,506
Currency Name: Euro, Currency Code: EUR
Country Top Level Domain (cTLD) .gf
Telephone Country Prefix +594
Mobile Phone Connections 0
Landline Phone Connections 0

Data based on CIA facts book 2010 & 2013, wikipedia, national statistical offices and their census releases

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