French Guiana
in South America
South America

National active POI Bordering countries
Location Summary
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
220 V - 50 Hz (plugs: C, D, E)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
ISO 2-Letter code:
Internet top level domain:
Country phone prefix:
Local Time (capital):
UTC/GMT offset: hours
Current travel safety evaluation for French Guiana in South America

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to French Guiana.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning French Guiana. Last Update: 2024-05-24 08:16:39

Explore French Guiana

French Guiana with its capital Cayenne is located in South America. It covers some 1 square kilometers. French is the language commonly spoken used by the people in French Guiana. Interesting info is sharing borders with Brazil and Suriname.

French Guiana is a French department in the Amazonia region of South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Brazil and Suriname. It is governed as an overseas province of France with same rights and privileges granted to all other French departments and benefits financially from the arrangement. 3,400 km of French Guiana's waterways are navigable by native craft; 460 km navigable by small oceangoing vessels and coastal and river steamers.

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Administrative regions of French Guiana

About the country

The landscape is . The average density of population is about nan per km². The climate in French Guiana can be described as .

To reach someone French Guiana dial +594 prior to a number. The local cellular networks are operated on 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G. Websites typically end with the top level domain ".gf". If you want to bring electric appliances (e.g. battery chaarger), keep in min the local 220 V - 50 Hz (plugs: C, D, E). The sign for the locally used currency Euro is EUR.


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