French Guiana

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in French Guiana

Official name:Department of Guiana
Capital:Cayenne
Area:total: 91,000 sq km
water: 1,850 sq km
land: 89,150 sq km
Climate:tropical; hot, humid; little seasonal temperature variation
Location:Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Brazil and Suriname
Geographic coordinates:4 00 N, 53 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Indiana
Land boundaries:total: 1,183 km
border countries: Brazil 673 km, Suriname 510 km
Coastline:378 km
Terrain:low-lying coastal plains rising to hills and small mountains
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Bellevue de l'Inini 851 m

Map of French Guiana

Map of French Guiana

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