On which continent is the main spaceport of the European Space Agency located?

in Europe
in Africa
in South America
in Asia
The Guiana Space Centre is a French and European spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana since 1968. The location was chosen as it fulfils the two major geographical requirements of such a site: it is quite close to the equator, so that the spinning earth can impart some extra velocity to the rockets for free when launched eastward, and it has open sea to the east, so that lower stages of rockets and debris from launch failures cannot fall on human habitations.
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flagItaly
5%
10%
82%
2%
39
flagthe Netherlands
19%
0%
66%
14%
21
flagGreece
14%
5%
60%
20%
35
flagFrance
22%
3%
59%
14%
27
flagAustria
14%
7%
55%
22%
27
flagRomania
27%
9%
54%
9%
11
flagSwitzerland
18%
11%
51%
18%
27
flagRepublic of Ireland
31%
0%
50%
18%
16
flagUnknown
16%
16%
48%
20%
25
flagGermany
28%
5%
45%
19%
161
flagPoland
23%
12%
42%
20%
16425
flagIndia
35%
11%
37%
13%
109
flagCanada
40%
11%
37%
11%
35
flagSpain
6%
12%
37%
31%
16
flagthe United States
34%
11%
36%
15%
557
flagthe United Kingdom
31%
8%
36%
23%
196
flagAustralia
38%
12%
36%
10%
47
flagNorway
16%
25%
25%
33%
12
flagthe Philippines
72%
0%
18%
9%
11
flagLithuania
27%
36%
18%
18%
11