French Guiana

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French Guiana

Department of French Guiana

Latin America

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Geography

Area: 86,504 sq km

Sparsely inhabited jungle territory in northeast South America. Great diversity of flora and fauna with over 400,000 species known.

Population: 231,313    Annual Growth: 2.75%

Capital: Cayenne

Urbanites: 76.4%

Peoples

Peoples: 26 (4% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: French. Guianese French Creole widely spoken    Languages: 15 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians211,07391.252.8
Evangelicals10,3614.53.5

Challenges for Prayer

Scripture availability is limited. Biblica is developing the Gospels in Guyanese French Creole. Faith Comes By Hearing audio-recorded the NT in several Surinamese languages that are also used in French Guiana. Pray for their effective and fruitful use.

     For an additional 2 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of French Guiana.