Key: 3290  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 34
Issued: 281 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
Area - 89,977 sq.km; Population - 177,500; Capital - Cayenne
A French Overseas Department, located on the northeast coast of South America.
Shrimp processing and gold mining are the chief industries.
A French colony until 1946. In same year, its inhabitants voted in favor of
remaining within the new French Community and it became an overseas department
of FRANCE, a title which it still holds. A part of French Guiana, ININI, was
separately administrated between 1930 to 1946, when they were reunited.
First stamps issued in 1886, replaced by those of France in 1947.
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Inscriptions
GUY. FRANC. overprinted on stamps of French Colonies
GUYANE. overprinted on stamps of French Colonies
GUYANE
GUYANE FRANCAISE
GUYANE FRANCAISE overprinted on stamps of France

Index
FRENCH GUIANA
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Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

FRANCE
France

ININI
Inini