Area: 83'534 sq km (32'253 sq miles)
Major languages: French (official), Creole
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 78 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: euro
Main exports: Timber, fish, gold
Internet domain: .gf
Intern. dialling code: +594
Head of state : (French) President Jacques Chirac.
An appointed prefect represents Paris . Two elected councils - the Conseil General and the Conseil Regional - exercise power locally. The territory sends elected representatives to the French National Assembly and to the Senate.
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