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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.


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Geography of French Guiana - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of French Guiana

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Government and Politics in French Guiana - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of French Guiana.

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