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Cayenne

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the French Guiana

Cayenne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the French Guiana
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American Indians whose chief was Cépérou have seen it happen one day in the year 1643 Sieur de Bretigny on the coasts cayennaises to signify the beginning of colonization of this land hitherto independent. Located on the South American continent, between Brazil and Suriname; since Guyana became a colony, then a French department overseas. For some years now, Cayenne is called "Cayenne, Capital City of the Amazon French".

Gastronomy: colombo: dish of green vegetables, meat with curry and lime with rice; blaff the fish: fish in short-Boulton, the quack who used to accompany any dish (granulated cassava); the game: wooden pig, iguana, etc.. along with red beans and rice or quack.

Geographical information

MunicipalityCayenne
Postcode97300
Latitude4.9227000 (N 4° 55’ 22”)
Longitude-52.3269000 (W 52° 19’ 37”)
Surface area23.60 km²
Population57518 inhabitants
Density2437 inhabitants/km²
Insee code97302
IntercommunalityCA du Centre Littoral
DepartmentFrench Guiana
RegionOverseas

Nearest cities & towns

Macouria4.8 km (10 min)
Remire-Montjoly6.8 km (14 min)
Matoury8.4 km (17 min)
Montsinéry-Tonnegrande19.7 km (34 min)
Roura22 km (37 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Statue of Felix Eboue on the place of Palmistes
Statue of Felix Eboue on the place of Palmistes
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Poster Festival Kréyòloson
Poster Festival Kréyòloson
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Weather

Monday 30 march
Min. 26°C - Max. 27°C
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Tuesday 31 march
Min. 26°C - Max. 27°C
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Wednesday 1 april
Min. 26°C - Max. 27°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sightseeing hike in Guiana
Nature and the great outdoors50 € to 115 € Remire-Montjoly (6.8 km)