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Culture of French Guiana

People in French Guiana speak the French, and English languages. The linguistic diversity of French Guiana is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for French Guiana is 0.1154. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 75% of French Guiana's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of French Guiana.

National anthem

The national anthem of French Guiana is called 'La Marseillaise'. It was adopted in 1795. Both the music and the lyrics have been composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in French Guiana was opened on 22 February 2000, and it was located in Cayenne. At the moment French Guiana has 1 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 18% of the population of French Guiana are obese.

Alcohol consumption

The rate of alcohol consumption in French Guiana and the relative distribution of different alcohol types are unknown, which might indicate the lack of traditional alcohol distribution industry.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of French Guiana is bouillon d'aoura.