The official language of French Guiana is French and most people speak it fluently. Creole is spoken casually by the Creole population, while French Guianese is a mixture of Creole and other languages. Otherwise, the Hmong population speak Hmong, there are several Amerindian dialects spoken by the native population, and along the Suriname border many Maroons speak Sranan Tongo (the Creole lingua franca of Suriname).