Travel Information for French Guiana
Time zone:GMT -3 (French Guiana standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:French, French Guianese Other languages:    Creole, Sranang Tongo
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.gfInternational Dialling Code:    594

For help planning your trip to French Guiana including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our French Guiana trip planning page.

Further information on French Guiana

Discover more about French Guiana - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of french_guiana

Total area: 91,000 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 378 km (Atlantic Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): Brazil (730km), Suriname (510km)

Highest mountain: Bellevue de l'Inini (851m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for French Guiana from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

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Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of France

Population: 182,400     Density: 2 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: Creole 70%, European 14%, Chinese 3.2%, Hmong 1.5%, other Asian groups, Maroons, Amerindians

Religions: Roman Catholic, indigenous beliefs

Country profile: BBC News.