French Guiana

Area: 90,000 km²
Capital: Cayenne
Population: 236 250 inhabitants (2011)

Travel advice
Availability: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
February, March, September and October are the best months to travel to Guyana. This avoids the often rainy and wet seasons.

French is the official language in French Guiana. In addition, there are Creole-French and indigenous languages ​​spoken by various tribes.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in French Guiana.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to French Guiana, it is mandatory to have you vaccinated against yellow fever.
In addition, there are several vaccinations that are recommended.

In French Guiana (except Cayenne and Devil’s Island) there is malaria.

Money and Money
In French Guiana, is paid by the euro (EUR).

Traffic and route
In French Guiana, you must drive on the right side of the road.

In French Guiana in some cases an adapter is needed.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding French Guiana can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from French Guiana available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites in French Guiana end on .gf.
Official website of French Guiana: .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of French Guiana.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of French Guiana.

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in French Guiana can be found on Protected Planet .
French Guiana is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.