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Last verified: Saturday, 11. July 2020 at 07:20 AM

French Guiana Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to French Guiana

Local Situation: 4.0 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to French Guiana. We detected travel advisories from 2 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.5 / 5

French Guiana shares land borders with Brazil and Brazil. For these countries, the individual warning index is 3.6 (Brazil) and 3 (Suriname).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in French Guiana

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in French Guiana. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in French Guiana.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for French Guiana

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for French Guiana.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination French Guiana from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 4.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/french-guiana

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Individual rating changes for French Guiana

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of French Guiana. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for French Guiana changed from 4.0 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for French Guiana with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 16th 2020

The total rating for French Guiana changed from 3.0 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for French Guiana to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for French Guiana changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government issued a new warning for French Guiana with a rating of 3.0.

About French Guiana

French Guiana with its capital Cayenne is a country in South America (South America), (91,000 km²). The country is located . With a population of about 0.2 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Cayenne
Population less than one million
Size 91.000 km²
Common languages French
Currency Euro (short: EUR)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +594
Internet Top Level Domain .gf
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 GF
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 GUF
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 254

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for French Guiana?

French Guiana is currently rated at 4,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 2 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to French Guiana.

Is it safe to travel French Guiana in 2020?

The score is rather high (4,0) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to French Guiana. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for French Guiana?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 2 individual sources for French Guiana.

What is the current Corona virus situation in French Guiana?

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in French Guiana. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in French Guiana.

What is the size of French Guiana?

French Guiana has a size of 91,000 km² or 35,135 mi².

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.