ABOUT FRENCH GUYANA
Created in 1964 by the French space agency (c.n.e.s) with modern facilities and three operational launch vehicles enabling launches within 14 day intervals and five simultaneous satellite campaigns, Cgs is a responsive and high performance space center in the world among the best in the world. French Guyana is located on the Guyana plateau along the northeastern coast of South America.
French Guyana is a European region that shares borders with developing countries.
French Guyana covers 163,820 square km and is the smallest country in South America.
Most of the land mast in French Guyana is 94% covers by rain forest.
French Guyana is multi- ethnic with its people originating from Amerindian, European, Local Creole, Laotian Hmong, Haiti, Suriname, Guyana, Brazil and Santo Domingo. French Guyana main cities are Cayenne and Kourou which are located on the central coast. Other center of population is located in the town of St Laurent, which is in the western bordering with Suriname.
The Space Center and Iles Du Salute are located in Kourou, the space center (c.s.g) is 700 sq. km site