French Guiana

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Education System in French Guiana

Education in French Guiana is compulsory for all children between ages 6 and 16, and the medium of tuition is French because the country is an overseas department of France. Enrollment at primary school which lasts for 5 years is almost 100%, except for in remoter rural areas where facilities are sometimes sparse.

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Overview of French Guiana

Officially name: French Guiana

Capital: Cayenne

Official language: French

Government: President

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture Of French Guiana

The culture of French Guiana, is very similar to that of the English speaking Caribbean, so much so that Guyana is considered a Caribbean Nation. Guyana shares similar interests with the islands of the West Indies.