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French Guiana French Guiana

Located on the northeastern coast of South America, this little-known country has a lot to offer Canadian tourists. Bordered by Suriname to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and Brazil to the east and south, French Guiana is known for its diverse and eclectic population, dense rainforests and thriving space centre. However, ecotourism continues to be the biggest reason why travellers visit the country.

Whether you want to spend your time lounging on beautiful beaches or exploring rainforests and wildlife, you can put your mind at ease by getting comprehensive travel insurance for your trip. Blue Cross offers personalized travel insurance rates based on your age and trip duration.

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If you enjoy the beach, water sports and activities, and unique travel excursions, you will probably enjoy French Guiana. From the Salvation Islands, Hattes Beach, Trésor Nature Reserve, Rémire-Montjoly Beach, Place Victor Schoelcher market and Cacao, there are countless experiences you should make part of your trip.

The country is perhaps best known for the Guiana Space Centre. Built by the French government in the 1960s, the space centre is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country. Tours are free, and if you are lucky, you may have the rare opportunity to witness a space launch from the jungle or the beach. There are about 10 launches per year, so make sure you book your trip to coincide with one of these.

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General French Guiana Canada
Continent: Americas
Population :   34,754,312 (2012)
Area (km2): 83,534 9,984,670
Capital: Cayenne
Currency: Euro
Official language(s): French
Drive: Right
Diesel :   1.23 (2012)
Gasoline :   1.23 (2013)

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