Information about French Guiana
Population: 281,000 (2018)
Capital: Cayenne 57,000 (2015 - Metro area 132,000 inhab. (2015)
Official Languages: french
Main cities: Cayenne, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, Kourou, Maripasoula, Mana
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of France in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to French Guiana, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in French Guiana - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial PracticesCurrency: EURO
Time Zone: UTC - 3
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.