Aerial view of Kourou, French Guiana.

Kourou is a town and commune in French Guiana, some 60 km northwest of the capital Cayenne at the mouth of the Kourou river on the Atlantic coast. It had a (fast-growing) population of 19,107 inhabitants at the 1999 census, many of whom are Metropolitan French, earning Kourou the nickname 'White City.' Edit this section or read more

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