What is the Latitude and Longitude on French Guiana?
Latitude of French Guiana is:4 and Longitude of French Guiana is: -53
French Guiana is an overseas territory of France situated on the northern Atlantic coast of northern America. It is spread over an area of around 83,534 square kilometers. The total population that resides in French Guiana is 217,000. It shares its boundary with only two nations, Suriname in the west and Brazil in east and south. The geographical coordinates of French Guinea are 4° North and 53° West.
In the 17th century, French came here to settle. But the unsuitable climate forced them to leave the land. In 1814, French again occupied this region and in 1946, French Guiana was declared an overseas department of France.
Most of the population of French Guinea lives in the coastal area. A rainforest, which is almost not accessible, occupies a large portion of the land in French Guiana. Tumac-Humac Mountains stretch across the Brazilian border. Bellevue de l'Inini at a height of 851 meters is the most elevated peak of French Guiana. It lies in the region of Maripasoula. The climate in French Guiana remains warm throughout the year. Summers are hot while winters are mild.
French Guiana's economy depends on its fishing industry and also on France, which exports many goods to them. As an economy, French Guiana is emerging as a powerful nation of South America.
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