French Guiana Flag

French Guiana flag
French Guiana flag

French Guiana's flag is yellow-green with a red star. It was previously used as the flag of the French Guiana Departmental Council, which was disbanded in 2015. French Guiana is a French overseas area and department in South America. It is not a sovereign state and lacks its own flag.

It instead utilizes the French flag, which has three vertical bands of blue, white, and red.

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Country information

French Guiana is an overseas department and region of France located in South America. It is situated on the northeastern coast of the continent, between Suriname to the west and Brazil to the south and east. French Guiana is the second largest country in South America by land area, after Brazil.

The capital of French Guiana is Cayenne, which is located on the coast and is the largest city in the region. French Guiana is a multi-ethnic society, with a diverse population that includes indigenous peoples, people of African descent, and people of European descent.

French Guiana has a tropical rainforest climate, with high temperatures and high humidity throughout the year. The region is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including many species that are found nowhere else in the world.

The economy of French Guiana is primarily based on agriculture and forestry, with the main crops being sugarcane, rice, and bananas. The region is also an important exporter of timber and has a growing tourism industry.

As an overseas department of France, French Guiana is a full part of the European Union and the eurozone. It is also represented in the French National Assembly and the Senate.

Overall, French Guiana is a unique and fascinating region with a rich culture and a diverse population. Its tropical rainforest climate and abundant natural resources make it an attractive destination for tourism and economic development.

Independent No
Country codes GF, GUF (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Guiana
Official languages French
Religion /
Capital city Cayenne
Continent South America
Time zone UTC-3:00 (BRT)
Member of /
Population 318,315 (2023)
Population density 4 per Km2 (9 people per mi2)
Urban Population 87.3 % of the population is urban (260,877 people in 2020)
Migrants (net) 1,200
Median age 25.1 years
Total area The total land area is 82,200 Km2 (31,738 sq. miles)
Highest point Bellevue de l'Inini (851 m, 2 792 ft)
Lowest point North Atlantic Ocean
GDP per capita $ / (World Bank, 2021)
Currency Euro (€, EUR)
Calling code +594
Internet TLD .gf (click here to find and register domain name)
Country Wikipedia Page French Guiana Wikipedia Page

Main Cities by Population in French Guiana

1 Cayenne 71 087
2 Matoury 34 533
3 Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni 28 944
4 Kourou 28 416
5 Remire-Montjoly 22 125
6 Macouria 13 019
7 Maripasoula 8 364
8 Mana 6 271
9 Apatou 5 789
10 Grand-Santi 4 966
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