Bienvenue, French Guiana

Abandoned village and gold mine
Bienvenue is located in French Guiana
Location in French Guiana
Coordinates: 3°7′N 52°41′W / 3.117°N 52.683°W / 3.117; -52.683Coordinates: 3°7′N 52°41′W / 3.117°N 52.683°W / 3.117; -52.683
Overseas regionFrench Guiana
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Bienvenue was a village in southeastern French Guiana in the Camopi commune, and is located where the Alicorne Creek flows into the river Camopi. The village used to be inhabited by the Wayampi tribe.[1] It is located in a protected zone (ZNIFF).[2] The village was abandoned in 1950.[1] In 1953, the village was listed as near the site of a gold mine.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Pierre Grenand, Françoise Grenand, Pierre Joubert et Damien Davy (2017). "Pour une histoire de la cartographie des territoires teko et wayãpi (Commune de Camopi, Guyane française)". Open Edition. Revue d’ethnoécologie (in French): Figure 2. Retrieved 1 August 2020.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ "ZNIEFF 030120054". Inventaire National du Patrimoine (in French). Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Vous qui voulez venir en Guyane". University of Florida (in French). 1953. p. 2. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
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