French Guiana also serves as the primary location for France’s space activities. The Guiana Space Center sees several launches every year.
French Guiana has one of the largest nesting sites for this turtle anywhere in the world. The Leatherback turtle in particular is very fond of this region’s shoreline.
Food plays an important role in French Guyanese culture, and sharing meals is considered a major part of religious events, national holidays and family gatherings.