World Christian Encyclopedia Online

Get access

French Guiana
(1,674 words)

Le Departement du Guyana Française (The Department of French Guiana)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

304,000

Area

87,000 sq. km (33,000 sq. mi)

Population density

4/sq. km (9/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.50% (per 1,000: births 22, deaths 3)

Under 15 years

32%

Urban dwellers

86% (2.55% p.a.)

Capital city

Cayenne 58,600

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

43% Guianese Creole French, 8% French, 8% Hait…

Cite this page
“French Guiana”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02GUF>
First published online: 2020



▲   Back to top   ▲