The French Guiana Quiz

Can you answer these facts about the French overseas territory of French Guiana?
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Last updated: June 20, 2020
First submittedJune 20, 2020
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Capital of French Guiana
Cayenne
About 98.9% of the land in French Guiana is covered with this
Forest
Countries that border French Guiana
Brazil
Suriname
National park that covers about 41% of the land in French Guiana
Guiana
Amazonian Park
Main agricultural export of French Guiana during the colonial era
Sugar
Country that conquered the French Guiana in 1809 and ruled until 1817
Portugal
French Guiana has the ______ nominal GDP per capita in South America
Highest
Type of colony the French Guiana was developed into after 1803
Penal Colony
Infamous islands to which the most notorious criminals were sent to
Devil's Islands
Insect-eating animal that appears on the coat of arms of French Guiana
Anteater
Currency that is most commonly used in French Guiana
Euro
Guiana Space Centre is the primary _______ of the European Space Agency
Spaceport
Commune or town in which the above is located
Kourou
Name one of the other three overseas French territories that are
more populous than the French Guiana
Reunion | Guadeloupe |
Martinique
Type of vegetable that is named after the capital of French Guiana
Cayenne Pepper
French Guiana and its neighbours are situated on this part of the Earth's crust
Guiana Shield
Lao hill people who immigrated to French Guiana in several hundreds
in the 1970s and 80s
Hmong
River that makes the western border of French Guiana
Maroni River
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Level 57
Jun 20, 2020
French Guiana technically isn't a Country
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Level 51
Jun 20, 2020
Great quiz Aaron as always! This one was especially interesting to take. However, you might want to change the title to 'French Guiana Territory Quiz' or 'French Guiana Department Quiz', because a lot of people will start to argue! ;)