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ID: 1000053
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000053

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of French Guiana (dependent state)  French Guiana (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 4.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 053 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -53.0000  decimal degrees

Note: The area now known as French Guiana was first explored by Spain in the early 16th century. French merchants and the Dutch arrived in the early 17th century. The inhabitants became French citizens in the 19th century. Off of the coast, French Guiana housed the infamous penal institution Devil's Island. The population comprises mainly Creoles, Europeans, Amerindians & Africans. The official language is French, though Creole patois, Sranan and Amerindian languages are spoken outside the towns.

Names:
Guyane (preferred,C,V,O,English)
Guyane (French-P)
French Guiana (C,V,English-P,U,N)
French Guiana (Somali)
French Guiana (Shona)
French Guiana (Malay (macrolanguage))
Guyane française (C,V)
Département de la Guyane (C,V,French)
Département de la Guyane française (C,V)
La Guyane française (C,V)
Department of Guiana (C,O,English)
Frans Guyana (C,O)
Französisch-Guyana (C,O)
Guiana Francesca (C,O)
GUF (C,O,ISO3L)
GF (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO254 (C,O,ISO3N)
FG00 (C,O,FIPS)
French Guianese (C,V)
Territorial Collectivity of Guiana (C,V,English)
Collectivité Territoriale de Guyane (C,U,French)
Département de la Guyane Française (C,U)
Department of French Guiana (C,U)
Guyane Française (C,U,French)
La Guyane (C,U)
La Guyane Française (C,U)
An Ghuáin Fhrancach (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Falanise Kuiana (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Faransi ka gwiyani (C,U,Bambara)
Franca Gviano (C,U,Esperanto)
Francia Guyana (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Francoska Gvajana (C,U,Slovene)
Francouzská Guyana (C,U,Czech)
Franču Gviāna (C,U,Latvian)
Francuska Gvajana (C,U,Croatian)
Francuska Gvajana (Bosnian)
Francúzska Guayana (C,U,Slovak)
Frankriikka Guayana (C,U,Northern Sami)
Frans-Guyana (C,U,Afrikaans)
Frans-Guyana (Dutch)
Fransız Guyanası (C,U,Turkish)
Fransız Quyanası (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Franska Guyana (C,U,Swedish)
Franska Gvæjana (C,U,Icelandic)
Fransk Gujana (C,U,Faroese)
Fransk Guyana (C,U,Danish)
Fransk Guyana (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Fransk Guyana (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Französisch-Guayana (C,U,German)
Frentsi Gayana nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Frɛnkye Gayana (C,U,Akan)
Giana Ffrengig (C,U,Welsh)
Gini Ta Faransa (C,U,Hausa)
Giyaan Farayse (C,U,Fulah)
Giyane wa Nfalanse (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Giyanɛ ya Falánsɛ (C,U,Lingala)
Guaiana Francesa (C,U,Catalan)
Guayana Francesa (C,U,Spanish)
Güiana Francesa (C,U,Galician)
Guiana Francesa (C,U,Portuguese)
Guiana francesa (C,U,Occitan)
Guiana Francese (C,U,Italian)
Gujana Franċiża (C,U,Maltese)
Gujana Francuska (C,U,Polish)
Guyana enfalansa (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Guyana francese (C,U,Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Guyana Franceză (C,U,Romanian)
Guyana frantsay (C,U,Malagasy)
Guyana Frantsesa (C,U,Basque)
Guyana Franzosa (C,U,Romansh)
Guyana Perancis (C,U,Indonesian)
Güyâni tî farânzi (C,U,Sangho)
Gwayana y'Abafaransa (C,U,Rundi)
Gwiana cʼhall (C,U,Breton)
Gwiyana ya Ufaransa (C,U,Kikuyu)
Gwiyana ya Ufaransa (Swahili (generic))
Gwiyana ye Furansi (C,U,North Ndebele)
isi-French Guiana (C,U,Zulu)
Orílẹ́ède Firenṣi Guana (C,U,Yoruba)
Prancūzijos Gviana (C,U,Lithuanian)
Prantsuse Guajaana (C,U,Estonian)
Quiana thuộc Pháp (C,U,Vietnamese)
Ranskan Guayana (C,U,Finnish)
फ़्रांसीसी गिआना (C,U,Hindi)
ഫ്രഞ്ച് ഗയാന (C,U,Malayalam)
Французская Гвиана (C,U,Russian)
فرینچ گیانا (C,U,Urdu)
फ्रेंच गयाना (C,U,Marathi)
法属圭亚那 (C,U,Chinese)
ফরাসী গায়ানা (C,U,Bengali)
프랑스령 기아나 (C,U,Korean)
ප්‍රංශ ගයනාව (C,U,Sinhala)
גיאנה הצרפתית (C,U,Hebrew )
ಫ್ರೆಂಚ್ ಗಯಾನಾ (C,U,Kannada)
ఫ్రెంచ్ గియానా (C,U,Telugu)
Френска Гвиана (C,U,Bulgarian)
फ्रान्सेली गायना (C,U,Nepali)
ફ્રેંચ ગયાના (C,U,Gujarati)
የፈረንሳይ ጉዊአና (C,U,Tigrinya)
የፈረንሳይ ጉዊአና (Amharic)
Француска Гвајана (C,U,Macedonian)
Француска Гвајана (Serbian)
ເຟັນສກິວນາ (C,U,Lao)
ஃப்ரென்ச் கயானா (C,U,Tamil)
ଫ୍ରେଞ୍ଚ ଗୁଇନା (C,U,Oriya)
غويانا الفرنسية (C,U,Arabic)
Γαλλική Γουιάνα (C,U,Greek)
گویان فرانسه (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
เฟรนช์เกียนา (C,U,Thai)
ပြင်သစ် ဂီယာနာ (C,U,Burmese)
仏領ギアナ (C,U,Japanese)
Французская Гвіяна (C,U,Belorussian)
Французька Гвіана (C,U,Ukrainian)
Région Guyane (C,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of French Guiana (dependent state)  ........  French Guiana (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of French Guiana (dependent state)  ............  French Guiana (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  awarded to France in Treaty of Breda in 1667
primary political unit (C)
overseas department (C)  ............  of France, established 1946
colony (H)
first level subdivision (C)
dependent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Cayenne .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, French Guiana) [7005770]

Sources and Contributors:
फ़्रांसीसी गिआना..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ഫ്രഞ്ച് ഗയാന..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Французская Гвиана..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
فرینچ گیانا..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
फ्रेंच गयाना..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
法属圭亚那..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ফরাসী গায়ানা..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
프랑스령 기아나..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 33816706690605
ප්‍රංශ ගයනාව..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
גיאנה הצרפתית..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ಫ್ರೆಂಚ್ ಗಯಾನಾ..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ఫ్రెంచ్ గియానా..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Френска Гвиана..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
फ्रान्सेली गायना..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ફ્રેંચ ગયાના..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
የፈረንሳይ ጉዊአና..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Француска Гвајана..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ເຟັນສກິວນາ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ஃப்ரென்ச் கயானா..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ଫ୍ରେଞ୍ଚ ଗୁଇନା..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
غويانا الفرنسية..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Γαλλική Γουιάνα..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
گویان فرانسه..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
เฟรนช์เกียนา..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ပြင်သစ် ဂီယာနာ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
仏領ギアナ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Французская Гвіяна..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Французька Гвіана..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
An Ghuáin Fhrancach..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Collectivité Territoriale de Guyane..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Département de la Guyane..........  [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 974 ff.
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Département de la Guyane française..........  [VP]
...........................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 598
Département de la Guyane Française..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Department of French Guiana..........  [VP]
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Department of Guiana..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Falanise Kuiana..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Faransi ka gwiyani..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
FG00..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 04/07/99
Franca Gviano..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Francia Guyana..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Francoska Gvajana..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Francouzská Guyana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Franču Gviāna..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Francuska Gvajana..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Francúzska Guayana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Frankriikka Guayana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Frans Guyana..........  [VP]
.......................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 231
Frans-Guyana..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Fransız Guyanası..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Fransız Quyanası..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Franska Guyana..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Franska Gvæjana..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Fransk Gujana..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Fransk Guyana..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Französisch-Guayana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 33816706690605
Französisch-Guyana..........  [VP]
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
French Guiana..........  [BHA, VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2014
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
..........................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..........................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-33
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 418
French Guianese..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 11 November 2003
.............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 11 November 2003
Frentsi Gayana nutome..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Frɛnkye Gayana..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
GF..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Giana Ffrengig..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Gini Ta Faransa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Giyaan Farayse..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Giyane wa Nfalanse..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Giyanɛ ya Falánsɛ..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guaiana Francesa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guayana Francesa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 33816706690605
GUF..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
Güiana Francesa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guiana Francesa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 33816706690605
Guiana francesa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guiana Francesca..........  [VP]
.............................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Guiana Francese..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 33816706690605
Gujana Franċiża..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Gujana Francuska..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guyana enfalansa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guyana francese..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guyana Franceză..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guyana frantsay..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guyana Frantsesa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guyana Franzosa..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guyana Perancis..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Guyane..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 23 April 2014
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 33816706690605
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2014
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Guyane française..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 393
Guyane Française..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Güyâni tî farânzi..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Gwayana y'Abafaransa..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Gwiana cʼhall..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Gwiyana ya Ufaransa..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Gwiyana ye Furansi..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
isi-French Guiana..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
ISO254..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
La Guyane..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
La Guyane française..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 213-214
La Guyane Française..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Orílẹ́ède Firenṣi Guana..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Prancūzijos Gviana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Prantsuse Guajaana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Quiana thuộc Pháp..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Ranskan Guayana..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670
Région Guyane..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6690605
Territorial Collectivity of Guiana..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 598
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 213-214
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 393
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 974 ff.
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 11 November 2003
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) II, 231
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3381670; 6690605
..................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 11 November 2003
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -916610
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 04/07/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-33
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 418
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Guiana; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyane
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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