French Guiana is an overseas region of France on the northern coast of South America.
It is bordered by Brazil in the east and south, and Suriname in the west.
Cayenee is the capital.
The population is 236,250.
French Guiana is the only remaining colony in South America
French Guiana has one of highest levels of biodiversity in the world
For years Guiana was infamous for it's off shore prison colony Devil's Island.
The Guiana Space Centre, is the European Space Agency's primary
launch site near the equator.
66% Black or mulatto
12% East Indian, Chinese, Amerindian
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Guyana is located on the northern coast of South America.
It is bordered by Suriname in the east, Brazil in the south and southwest,
Venezuela in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the north.
The population is 777,000.
Georgetown is the capital and largest city.
The name "Guyana" is derived from Guiana, an Amerindian word meaning
"Land of many waters."
Guyana is the 3rd smallest country in South America.
Guyana, (Along with Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil), is one of the four
non-Hispanic nations in South America.
Guyana has one of the largest unspoiled rainforests in South America.
80% of Guyana is covered with forest.