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Cayenne (French Guiana)

LC control no.n 82083475
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Geographic headingCayenne (French Guiana)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrench Guiana--Cayenne
Variant(s)Cayenne, French Guiana
Beginning date1777
Associated countryFrench Guiana France
Found inGeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (unknown; 04°56ʹ00ʺN 052°20ʹ00ʺW)
Wikipedia, August 17, 2015 (Cayenne; capital of French Guiana; 4°56ʹ14ʺN 52°19ʹ34ʺW)
Britannica online, August 17, 2015 (Cayenne, capital and Atlantic Ocean port of French Guiana. It is located at the northwestern end of Cayenne Island, which is formed by the estuaries of the Cayenne and Mahury rivers. Founded in 1643 by the French as La Ravardière [no access point found in OCLC], it was reoccupied in 1664 after destruction by the Indians and was declared a city and renamed Cayenne in 1777)
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