French Guiana

French Guiana is an overseas French department and region in the region of , bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between and .
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is the capital city of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of located in . Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in French Guiana. Together with the Îles de salut outside the coast it used to be part of a penal colony for the worst criminals in France, but in 1946 the prisons were closed. Photo: DLR German Aerospace Center, CC BY 2.0.

(French pronunciation: ​ is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of located in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of located in . Photo: Loljules, CC BY-SA 3.0.

French Guiana

Latitude of center
3.91° or 3° 54' 36" north
Longitude of center
-53.17° or 53° 10' 12" west
Population
238,000
Elevation
97 metres (318 feet)
Capital
Area
91,000 km² (35,135 miles²)
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Phone code
594
Internet domain
.gf
Open­Street­Map ID
node 313753808
Geo­Names ID
3381670
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Guyana Peurancih
  • Afar: Frantsuz Gvianası
  • Afrikaans: Frans-Guyana
  • Akan: Frɛnkye Gayana
  • Albanian: Guajana Franceze
  • Amharic: የፈረንሳይ ጉዊአና
  • Amharic: ጊያን
  • Arabic: Guyane
  • Arabic: غويانا الفرنسية
  • Arabic: غيانا
  • Aragonese: Guayana Francesa
  • Armenian: Ֆրանսական Կիանա
  • Armenian: Ֆրանսիական Գվիանա
  • Arpitan: Guyana francêsa
  • Asturian: Guyana Francesa
  • Aymara: Guyane
  • Azerbaijani: Fransa Qvianası
  • Azerbaijani: Fransız Quyanası
  • Bambara: Faransi ka gwiyani
  • Basque: Guyana Frantsesa
  • Belarusian: Французская Гвіяна
  • Belarusian: Француская Гвіяна
  • Bengali: গুইয়ান
  • Bengali: ফরাসি গায়ানা
  • Bengali: ফরাসী গায়ানা
  • Bhojpuri: फ्रेंच गयाना
  • Bishnupriya: ফ্যাঞ্চ গায়ানা
  • Bosnian: Francuska Gvajana
  • Breton: Gwiana c'hall
  • Breton: Gwiana cʼhall
  • Breton: Gwiana c’hall
  • Bulgarian: Френска Гвиана
  • Burmese: ပြင်သစ် ဂီယာနာ
  • Catalan: Guaiana Francesa
  • Cebuano: Guyane
  • Central Bikol: Guyanang Pranses
  • Central Kurdish: گویانای فەڕەنسی
  • Chechen: Французийн Гвиана
  • Chinese: Hoat-kok léng Guiana
  • Chinese: 法属圭亚那
  • Chinese: 法屬圭亞那
  • Cornish: Gwayana Frynkek
  • Corsican: Guiana francese
  • Corsican: Guyana francese
  • Croatian: Francuska Gijana
  • Croatian: Francuska Gvajana
  • Czech: Francouzská Guyana
  • Danish: Fransk Guyana
  • Dhivehi: ފަރަންސޭސި ގީނާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Guyanay Fransa
  • Dutch: Frans-Guyana
  • Dutch: GF
  • Dutch: GUF
  • Eastern Mari: Француз Гвиана
  • Egyptian Arabic: جيانا الفرنساويه
  • English: Guiana, France
  • English: Guyane
  • English: Guyane française
  • English: gf
  • English: 🇬🇫
  • Esperanto: Franca Gujano
  • Esperanto: Franca Gviano
  • Estonian: Prantsuse Guajaana
  • Ewe: Frentsi Gayana nutome
  • Extremaduran: Guayana Francesa
  • Faroese: Fransk Gujana
  • Faroese: Franska Gujana
  • Fiji Hindi: French Guiana
  • Finnish: Ranskan Guayana
  • French: 973
  • French: Guyane
  • French: Guyane Française
  • French: Guyane française
  • Fulah: Giyaan Farayse
  • Gagauz: Franțuz Gayanası
  • Galician: Güiana Francesa - Guyane française
  • Galician: Güiana Francesa
  • Ganda: Guyana enfalansa
  • Georgian: საფრანგეთის გვიანა
  • German: Französisch-Guayana
  • German: Guyane française
  • Greek: Γαλλική Γουιάνα
  • Guarani: Gujána Hyãsiapegua
  • Guianese Creole French: Lagwiyann
  • Gujarati: ફ્રેંચ ગયાના
  • Gujarati: ફ્રેન્ચ ગુયાના
  • Haitian: Giyàn franse
  • Hakka Chinese: Fap-koet liâng Guiana
  • Hausa: Fap-koet liâng Guiana
  • Hausa: Gini Ta Faransa
  • Hebrew: גיאנה הצרפתית
  • Hindi: फ़्रांसीसी गिआना
  • Hindi: फ़्रान्सीसी गुयाना
  • Hindi: फ्रेंच गुयाना
  • Hungarian: Francia-Guayana
  • Hungarian: Francia Guyana
  • Hungarian: Guyane
  • Hungarian: Guyane française
  • Icelandic: Franska Gvæjana
  • Indonesian: Guyana Perancis
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Guyana francese
  • Interlingue: Francesi Guyana
  • Irish: An Ghuáin Fhrancach
  • Irish: Guáin na Fraince
  • Italian: Guiana Francese
  • Italian: Guyana francese
  • Jamaican Creole English: French Gayana
  • Japanese: フランス領ギアナ
  • Japanese: 仏領ギアナ
  • Javanese: Guyana Prancis
  • Kabardian: Фрэндж Гуианэ
  • Kannada: ಫ್ರೆಂಚ್ ಗಯಾನ
  • Kannada: ಫ್ರೆಂಚ್ ಗಯಾನಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Frantsuz Gvianası
  • Kazakh: Француз Гвианасы
  • Kikuyu: French Guyana
  • Kikuyu: Gwiyana ya Ufaransa
  • Kinyarwanda: Guyane Nyamfaransa
  • Kirghiz: Гвиана
  • Kongo: Guyane
  • Korean: 프랑스령 기아나
  • Korean: 프랑스령 기아나 주
  • Kurdish: Guyaneya Fransî
  • Lao: ເຟັນສກິວນາ
  • Latgalian: Praņcīšu Gviāna
  • Latin: Guiana Francica
  • Latvian: Franču Gviāna
  • Latvian: Gviāna
  • Lezghian: Франциядин Гвиана
  • Ligurian: Guayana Françèise
  • Limburgan: Frans Guyana
  • Lingala: Giyanɛ ya Falánsɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Guian Franses
  • Lithuanian: Prancūzijos Gviana
  • Lombard: Gujana Francesa
  • Low German: Franzöösch-Guayana
  • Lower Sorbian: Francojska Guyana
  • Luba-Katanga: Giyane wa Nfalanse
  • Luxembourgish: Guyane
  • Macedo-Romanian: Guayana gallicã
  • Macedonian: Француска Гвајана
  • Malagasy: Guyana frantsay
  • Malay: French Guiana
  • Malay: Guiana Perancis
  • Malayalam: ഫ്രഞ്ച് ഗയാന
  • Maltese: Gujana Franċiża
  • Maltese: Guyana Franċiża
  • Maori: Kaiana Wīwī
  • Marathi: फ्रेंच गयाना
  • Min Dong Chinese: Huák-guók liāng Guiana
  • Min Nan Chinese: Guyane
  • Minangkabau: Guyana Parancih
  • Mingrelian: საფრანგეთიშ გვიანა
  • Neapolitan: Guyana Frangesa
  • Nepali: फ्रान्सेली गायना
  • Nepali: फ्रेन्च गुयना
  • North Ndebele: Gwiyana ye Furansi
  • Northern Frisian: Fransöösk-Guayana
  • Northern Frisian: Fransöösk Guayana
  • Northern Sami: Frankriikka Guayana
  • Norwegian: Fransk Guyana
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cayenne
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Fransk Guyana
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Guyane
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Guyane française
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Fransk Guyana
  • Novial: Fransi Giyana
  • Occitan (post 1500): Guaiana
  • Occitan (post 1500): Guaiana francesa
  • Occitan (post 1500): Guiana francesa
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Frencisc Guiana
  • Oriya: ଫ୍ରେଞ୍ଚ ଗୁଇନା
  • Oromo: Fireenchi Giyaanaa
  • Ossetian: Францы Гвианæ
  • Panjabi: ਫ਼ਰਾਂਸੀਸੀ ਗੁਈਆਨਾ
  • Papiamento: Guiana Franses
  • Persian: گویان فرانسه
  • Picard: Guiyane
  • Piemontese: Gujan-a Fransèisa
  • Polish: Gujana Francuska
  • Portuguese: Guiana Francesa
  • Quechua: Ransis Wayana
  • Romanian: Guyana Franceză
  • Romansh: Guyana Franzosa
  • Rundi: Gwayana y'Abafaransa
  • Russian: Гвиана
  • Russian: Французская Гвиана
  • Samoan: Farani Guiana
  • Samogitian: Prancūzėjės Gviana
  • Sango: Güyâni tî farânzi
  • Sardinian: Gujana Frantzesa
  • Saterfriesisch: Frantsöösk-Guayana
  • Scots: French Guiana
  • Scottish Gaelic: Guiana Fhrangach
  • Serbian: Француска Гвајана
  • Serbo-Croatian: Francuska Gvajana
  • Shan: ၵုၺ်ႇယႃႇၼႃႇ ၶွင် ၾရၢင်ႇသဵတ်ႈ
  • Shona: French Guiana
  • Sicilian: Guyana francisi
  • Sinhala: ප්‍රංශ ගයනාව
  • Sinhala: ප්‍ශ ගයනා
  • Slovak: Francúzska Guayana
  • Slovak: Francúzska Guyana
  • Slovenian: Francoska Gvajana
  • Somali: Faransiis Guyana
  • Somali: French Guiana
  • South Azerbaijani: قویان فرانسه
  • Spanish: Guayana Francesa
  • Spanish: Region Guyane
  • Spanish: Région Guyane
  • Sranan Tongo: Frans-Kayanakondre
  • Sundanese: Guyana Perancis
  • Swahili: Guyana ya Kifaransa
  • Swahili: Gwiyana ya Ufaransa
  • Swedish: Franska Guiana
  • Swedish: Franska Guyana
  • Swedish: Guyane
  • Swedish: Guyane française
  • Swiss German: Französisch-Guayana
  • Tagalog: French Guiana
  • Tamil: ஃப்ரென்ச் கயானா
  • Tamil: பிரெஞ்சு கயானா
  • Tatar: Франса Гвиянәсе
  • Tatar: Франсуз Гвианасы
  • Tatar: Француз Гвианасы
  • Telugu: ఫ్రెంచ్ గయానా
  • Telugu: ఫ్రెంచ్ గియానా
  • Telugu: ఫ్రెంచ్ ఘుఈన
  • Thai: เฟรนช์เกียนา
  • Tigrinya: የፈረንሳይ ጉዊአና
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Falanise Kuiana
  • Tosk Albanian: Französisch-Guayana
  • Turkish: Fransız Guyanası
  • Udmurt: Гвиана (Франция)
  • Udmurt: Гвиана
  • Uighur: فرانسىيىگە قاراشلىق گۋىئانا
  • Ukrainian: Французька Гвіана
  • Upper Sorbian: Francoska Guayana
  • Urdu: فرانسیسی گیانا
  • Urdu: فرینچ گیانا
  • Uzbek: Fransiya Gvianasi
  • Venetian: Guyana fransexe
  • Venetian: Guyana franséxe
  • Vietnamese: Guyane thuộc Pháp
  • Vietnamese: Quiana thuộc Pháp
  • Waray (Philippines): Guyane
  • Welsh: Giana Ffrengig
  • Welsh: Guyane
  • Western Armenian: Ֆրանսական Կիանա
  • Western Frisian: Frânsk-Guyana
  • Western Frisian: Frânsk Guyana
  • Western Mari: Франци Гвиана
  • Western Panjabi: فرانسیسی گیانا
  • Wolof: Guyaana gu Faraas
  • Wu Chinese: 法属渠亚娜
  • Yakut: Француз Гуианата
  • Yiddish: פראנצויזישע גויאנע
  • Yoruba: Gùyánà Fránsì
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Firenṣi Guana
  • Yue Chinese: 法屬圭亞那
  • Zeeuws: Frans Huyana
  • Zulu: isi-French Guiana
  • Guyana Françèize
  • Guyanaya Fransî
  • La Guyane
  • La Guyane Française
  • Région de la Guyane
  • פראנצויזישע גיאנע

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