French Guiana

Population: 177,562 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: French

Background: First settled by the French in 1604, French Guiana was the site of notorious penal settlements until 1951. The European Space Agency launches its communication satellites from Kourou.

Currency: Euro (EUR, EUR (€0.85 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Font Foundries from French Guiana


Typographic People from French Guiana


Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: French Guiana
 · Ethnologue: Languages of French Guiana