come to French Guiana!
Cities to visit? Kourou, Îles du Salut, Cacao, & Oiapoque
Controlled by another country? Yes, France. Did it gain independence? No, it is still a part of France.
Official Language? French
Leader? Francois Hollande (The French president) and Roldolphe Alexandre (The French Guianan president)
Currency? Euro (€)
Economic system? Capitalist
Why to Travel Here
The wildlife in French Guiana is some of the rarest and is home to many species of birds, monkeys, and other animals!!
The beaches are amazing and clean and the water is fresh! There are many beautiful springs/watering holes to swim in!
Physical Features and Location
80,000 people died in the French penal colonies on Devil's island
The European Space Center is located in Kourou