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French Guiana

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French Guiana is an overseas region of France on the northeast coast of South America, composed mainly of tropical rainforest. It borders Brazil to the east and south and Suriname to the west. The ruins of 17th-century Fort Cépérou overlook the capital, Cayenne, with its colorful Creole houses and street markets. Shops and cafes surround the palm-filled main square, Place des Palmistes. The Rémire-Montjoly suburb is lined with Atlantic coast beaches.

History[edit]

Since 1981, when Belize became independent, French Guiana has been the only territory of the mainland Americas that is still part of a European country.

Prison Island Swims[edit]

There are prison island swims in French Guiana:

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