|Time zone:||GMT -3 (French Guiana standard time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Main languages:||French, French Guianese||Other languages: Sranang Tongo, Creole|
$1 = €0.89, £1 = €1.19
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.gf||International 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
Total area: 91,000 sq km (0 sq km under water)
Coastline: 378 km (Atlantic Ocean)
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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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.