French Guiana, south of the American continent, on the northeastern coast of France, is connected to the overseas province. Border neighbors of the province of France are Brazil in the east and south, and Surinam in the west. Atlantic Ocean is located in the northern part of the province. Area; 83.534 km². Its capital; Is the Cayenne.
Cities of French Guiana
French Guiana Area Code: +594
Currency in French Guiana : Euro
Cayenne, Kourou, Saint-Georges.
Economy of French Guiana
Its economy depends on many factors. In the field of mining, forestry and fishing, various studies are carried out. Valuable products such as timber, bauxite and gold are obtained and ready for use. The economy is one of the most important factors in this country which is continuing its development process. Importance given to agriculture is understood from the products grown. A wide variety of products is available, among them a variety of fruits, rice, sugar and vegetables. In addition to cattle breeding, cattle and poultry are preferred in the country, but the unemployment rate in the region is quite high.
Products exported by French Guiana
Shrimp, timber, gold, rum, rose essential oil, clothing.
French Guiana's Import Products
Food, machinery, vehicles, fuel, chemical products
Countries Exported by French Guiana
France 62%, Switzerland 7%, USA 2%
Countries of French Guiana
France, 63%, USA, Trinidad and Tobago, Italy
Nations Living in French Guiana
According to the ethnic distribution of the population, most of the inhabitants of the region are black and hybrids. The rest are whites, Indians and Chinese.
Languages spoken in French Guiana
Official language; French.