Kourou

Kourou is a town in . 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: Arria Belli, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kourou

Latitude of center
5.1581° or 5° 9' 29.2" north
Longitude of center
-52.6426° or 52° 38' 33.5" west
Population
24,000
IATA airport code
QKR
United Nations Location Code
GF QKR
Elevation
7 metres (23 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 284974098
Geo­Names ID
3381303
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kourou
  • Arabic: Kourou
  • Arabic: كوروا
  • Aragonese: Kourou
  • Asturian; Bable: Kourou
  • Azerbaijani: Kuru
  • Bambara: Kourou
  • Basque: Kourou
  • Bavarian: Kourou
  • Bengali: কুরু (শহর)
  • Bengali: কুরু
  • Breton: Kourou
  • Bulgarian: Куру
  • Cajun French: Kourou
  • Catalan: Kourou
  • Cebuano: Kourou
  • Chechen: Куру (Французийн Гвиана)
  • Chechen: Куру
  • Chinese: 库鲁
  • Chinese: 庫魯
  • Corsican: Kourou
  • Croatian: Kourou
  • Czech: Kourou
  • Danish: Kourou
  • Dutch: Kourou
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: كوروا
  • English: Kourou, French Guiana
  • Esperanto: Kourou
  • Estonian: Kourou
  • Faroese: Kourou
  • Finnish: Kourou
  • Franco-Provençal: Kourou
  • French: Kourou
  • French: Roche la Folle
  • Friulian: Kourou
  • Gaelic (Scots): Kourou
  • Gallegan: Kourou
  • German: Kourou
  • Greek: Κουρού
  • Greek: Ρος λα Φολ
  • Guianese Creole French: Kourou
  • Hebrew: קורו
  • Hungarian: Kourou
  • Icelandic: Kourou
  • Ido: Kourou
  • Indonesian: Kourou
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kourou
  • Interlingue: Kourou
  • Irish: Kourou
  • Italian: Kourou
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kourou
  • Japanese: クールー
  • Kabyle: Kourou
  • Kalaallisut: Kourou
  • Kongo: Kourou
  • Korean: 쿠루
  • Latin: Kourou
  • Latvian: Kourou
  • Letzeburgesch: Kourou
  • Ligurian: Kourou
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Kourou
  • Lithuanian: Kourou
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Kourou
  • Mainfränkisch: Kourou
  • Malagasy: Kourou
  • Malay (generic): Kourou
  • Mazanderani: کورو (فرانسه)
  • Mazanderani: کورو
  • Minangkabau: Kourou
  • Narom: Kourou
  • Neapolitan: Kourou
  • Norwegian: Kourou
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kourou
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kourou
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Kourou
  • Papiamento: Kourou
  • Persian: کورو (کمون)
  • Persian: کورو
  • Picard: Kourou
  • Piemontese: Kourou
  • Polish: Kourou
  • Portuguese: Kourou
  • Prussian: Kourou
  • Raeto-Romance: Kourou
  • Romanian: romna
  • Russian: Кантон Куру
  • Russian: Коммуна в Гайане в округе Кайенна.
  • Russian: Кур
  • Russian: Куру (Французская Гвиана)
  • Russian: Куру
  • Sardinian: Kourou
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Kourou
  • Scots: Kourou
  • Serbian: Kourou
  • Serbian: Куру
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kourou
  • Sicilian: Kourou
  • Slovak: Kourou
  • Spanish: Kourou
  • Spanish: Kuru
  • Spanish: Kurú
  • Swahili (generic): Kourou
  • Swedish: Kourou
  • Turkish: Kourou
  • Ukrainian: Куру
  • Venetian: Kourou
  • Vietnamese: Kourou
  • Vlaams: Kourou
  • Volapük: Kourou
  • Walloon: Kourou
  • Waray (Philippines): Kourou
  • Welsh: Kourou
  • Wolof: Kourou
  • Wu Chinese: 库鲁
  • Zulu: Kourou
  • Bourg de Kourou
  • Kouro

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