French Guiana Travel Information
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The time zone in French Guiana is GMT -3.
The electric current is 220 volts (50 Hz), and round two- or three-prong plugs are used.
The official language is French, and Guianese Creole is widely spoken.
A yellow fever vaccination is necessary when visiting French Guiana.
Social mores and etiquette in French Guiana reflect its colonial history. European values permeate French Guianese society, and western travellers - if they ignore the heat - should feel just at home as they would in one of the metropoles.
The international access code for French Guiana is +594. The outgoing code is 00 followed by the relevant country code (e.g. 0044 for the United Kingdom).
Visitors to French Guiana may import the following without incurring duty: 1,000 cigarettes, one bottle of liqour, and an amount of perfume, film, and gifts reasonable for personal use.
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