French Guiana

In 1946 French Guiana became an overseas department of France.

France use to send some of its criminals to Devil’s island which is a prison colony of the coast of French Guiana. The prison was closed in the early 1500s.

French Guiana is an overseas department/region and single territorial collectivity of France on the northern Atlantic coast of South America in the Guianas, with a population of 0.29 million people. Its capital is Cayenne, and their currency is Euro. The official language is French.

They celebrate many holidays including:

It has no world heritage site, but does have many nature reserves and protected areas including:

  1. Pripri de Yiyi
  2. Basse Mana protected_area

Want to learn more? Check out French Guiana’s tourism website.

Also check out the National Museum of Natural History.

Fun activities to do

To download the flag and map:

  1. Click on the image
  2. Right-click and select Save Image As…

Also try making a postcard and it’s stamp! Try filling in your suitcase for the trip!