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Guyana facts
  • Name: Guyana
    (long form) Co-operative Republic of Guyana
  • Capital City: Georgetown (239,227 pop.)
    (354,964 metro)
  • Guyana Population: 739,903 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Guyana Dollar (GYD)
    (conversion rates)

    Guyana Dollar
    One Hundred Guyananese Dollars
  • Ethnicity: East Indian 43.5%, Black (African) 30.2%, mixed 16.7%, Amerindian 9.1%, other 0.5%
  • GDP total: $2.788 billion (2012 est)
  • GDP per capita: $8,000 (2012 est)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, Amerindian dialects, Creole, Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Urdu
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Georgetown, Linden, New Amsterdam, Anna Regina, Bartica, Skeldon, Rosignol, Mahaica Village
  • Name: The word Guyana comes from a Taino word meaning "land of fast-flowing water".
  • National Day: February 23
  • Religion: Hindu 28.4%, Pentecostal 16.9%, Roman Catholic 8.1%, Anglican 6.9%, Seventh Day Adventist 5%, Methodist 1.7%, Jehovah Witness 1.1%, other Christian 17.7%, Muslim 7.2%, other 4.3%, none 4.3%
  • Symbols

Orinduik Falls Guyana
Georgetown courthouse, Guyana
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