|Government||Overseas department of France|
|Population||199,509 (July 2006 est.)|
|Time Zone||UTC -3|
French Guiana, , (French: Guyane or Guyane française) is a French department in the Amazonia region of South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Brazil and Suriname. It is governed as an overseas province of France with same rights and privileges granted to all other French departments and benefits financially from the arrangement.