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Guyana (English)

English Guyana - Co-operative Republic of Guyana

The Co-operative Republic of Guyana is the only nation state of the Commonwealth of Nations on the mainland of South America. It is north of the Equator but in the tropics and has coast on the Atlantic Ocean. Guyana is bordered to the east by ► Suriname, to the south and southwest by ► Brazil and to the west by ► Venezuela. It is the third smallest country on the mainland of South America and approximately the size of Great Britain. Guyana is the only South American country whose official language is English, and is one of only two remaining countries on mainland America whose traffic still drives on the left.


Short name  Guyana
Official  name Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Status Independent country since 1966
Republic since 1970
Location South America
Capital Georgetown
Population 751,000 inhabitants
Area 214,969 km²
Major  languages English (official), Guyanese Creole, Hindi
Major  religions Protestantism and Hinduism
More information Guyana, Geography of Guyana, History of Guyana and Politics of Guyana
More  images Guyana - Guyana (Category).

General maps

Guyana-CIA WFB Map.png Map of Guyana
Guyana rel 1991.gif Map of Guyana
Map of Guyana Demis.png Map of Guyana
Guyana regions english.png Regions of Guyana
Guyana neighborhood councils.png Neighborhood Councils of Guyana

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Janssonius Guyana and Parima Lacus.jpg Antique map of Guyana by Janssonius (1636)
Map of venezuela(1760-1839).jpg 18th century map of Venezuela and the Guyanas
Boundary lines of British Guiana 1896.jpg Boundary lines of British Guiana on the map of Scottish Geographical Magazine, 1896

Other maps

Guyana veg 1973.jpg Vegetation map
Guyana econ 1973.jpg Economy map

Satellite maps

Guyana BMNG.png Satellite map

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