What is the time zone of French Guiana?

The country is in the French Guiana Time zone. All places including the capital Cayenne have the same time, there are no exceptions. French Guiana is not observing daylight savings so the clock remains unchanged during the year.

  • French Guiana Time (GFT):– 3:00 UTC/GMT (behind)
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Time of neighboring islands and countries

You might change time zones when you travel outside French Guiana.

To Brazil:

When crossing the border with Brazil the time remains the same. The time will change as you travel towards the inland and west side of the country.

To Suriname:

You will enter the Suriname Time zone, but the time remains the same all year round

French Guiana Daylight Savings Time (DST)

There is no daylight savings time.

Other countries in South America

You can check out information and maps of other South American countries by clicking below links.