French Guiana

Latin American Project

Background Information

The capitol of the French Guiana is Cayenne.

The 4 major cites of French Guiana are Cayenne, Matoury, Saint Larurent, and Kourou


Was the French Guiana controlled by another country & Which country Controlled the French Guiana?

  1. yes
  2. Portuguese controlled French Guiana for 5 years

Did French Guiana gain independence & if it did when?

  • The French Guiana did not gain its independence from France yet

What is the offical language of the French Guiana

The official language is French

Describe the flag

Is green yellow and has a star in the middle

Where is my country located and 3 physical features

Oyapock and tompok river and gros Montagne mountain

South America

Type of Goverment and leader

French Republic

Rodolphe Alexandre

Currency and economic system



Why should people visit French Guiana and what should tourist see

To go to the salvation island to look at the wild life there

Three interesting facts

  • 1. There are about 240,000 people that live in French Guiana which is an overseas region of France.
  • 2. Located on the northern part of South America, it borders with Brazil in the east and south, Suriname in the west, and the Atlantic in the north.
  • 3. The largest city is Cayenne with about 60,000 people, followed by Saint Laurent du Maroni, Kourou, Matoury, Remire Montjoly, Mana, Macouria, and Apatou.