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Guyana Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital Georgetown
Government Republic
Currency Guyanese dollar (GYD)
Area total: 214,970 km2
water: 18,120 km2
land: 196,850 km2
Population 767,000 (2006 est.)
Language English, Amerindian dialects, Creole,
Religion Christian 50%, Hindu 35%, Muslim 10%, other 5%
Electricity 110-240V/60Hz (USA plug)
Calling Code +592
Internet TLD .gy
Time Zone UTC-3 to UTC-4

Guyana, , is a country in north-eastern South America. It has an Atlantic Ocean coastline in the northeast, and lies between Suriname to the east and Venezuela to the west, with Brazil to the south.

It is now the third-smallest country in South America after Suriname and Uruguay. The name Guyana (from Arawak Wayana) means "Land of many waters." It is related to the name Uruguay: River of the colorful birds, another country in South America.


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