The blue patch refers to the advent of new technologies in French Guiana; green represents the lush greenery and forests of the region; yellow stands for the abundance of gold reserves and other minerals found in French Guiana. The waves below symbolize rivers and communication.
On 29 January 2010, the departmental council of the region unilaterally adopted a flag of French Guiana that features two fields in green and yellow divided diagonally. In the middle of the flag is a red star that stands for socialism.
Official Name: French Guiana
Flag Proportion: 2:3
Major Places: Saint-Georges, Cayenne, Maripasoula, Apatou
Area: 32,253 square miles
Official Language: French