Kourou, French Guiana

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 5.159700, -52.650299.

Kourou is a town and one of the largest communities in French Guiana, which is a state in the north eastern part of South American continent facing the Atlantic Ocean. French Guiana is one of the numerous overseas territories of France, so it is governed by French authorities. It is one of the key scientific, educational, cultural, and social life center of the whole state. The history of the town starts with the times when the area was colonized and started being actively inhabited by settlers from Europe. The 18th - 19th centuries can be called the Renaissance of the area, when the most of the architecture was built and the most of the cultural traditions established. Today, Kourou is a home to about twenty eight thousand people and it is a multi-cultural community, with interesting lifestyle and traditions. There is a popular space exploring facility and a Space Museum located in the neighborhood of Kourou.

Map of Kourou, French Guiana

Kourou, French Guiana Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Kourou, French Guiana is 5.159700, and the longitude is -52.650299. Kourou, French Guiana is located at French Guiana country in the Towns place category with the gps coordinates of 5° 9' 34.9200'' N and 52° 39' 1.0764'' W.

Kourou, French Guiana Geographic Information
CountryFrench Guiana
Latitude5.159700
Longitude-52.650299
DMS Lat5° 9' 34.9200'' N
DMS Long52° 39' 1.0764'' W
UTM Easting317,077.15
UTM Northing570,554.30
CategoryTowns
Country CodeGF
Zoom Level12

Coordinates of Kourou, French Guiana is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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