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French Guiana

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French Guiana

Holidays & Observances in French Guiana

French Guiana is an overseas territory of France in South America. It is autonomous, but it still has very close ties with France since its economy is dependent on French assistance. It speaks the French language, flies the French flag, and practices Roman Catholicism almost exclusively. The official holidays of French Guiana are mostly the same as the official holidays of France. The main difference in their holidays is probably Carnival, which is celebrated enthusiastically in French Guiana. This celebration stems from the Caribbean culture, which has also influenced French Guiana greatly.


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