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Geography Statistics of Guyana

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Guyana's Quick Facts

Land Area 196,849 km2
Water Area 18,120 km2
Total Area 214,969 km2
Population 735,909
Population Density 3.42 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $6.05 Billion
GDP Per Capita $7,900
Currency Dollar (GYD)
  • Coastline: 285 miles (459 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 76,004 sq miles (196,850 sq km)
    (water) 6,996 sq miles (18,120 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 83,000 sq miles (214,970 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 10 Regions, including Barima-Waini, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Demerara-Mahaica, East Berbice-Corentyne, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Mahaica-Berbice, Pomeroon-Supenaam, Potaro-Siparuni, Upper Demerara-Berbice and the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo.
  • Horizontal Width: 325 km (202 miles) from New Amsterdam straight west to the border with Venezuela
  • Vertical Length: 668 km (415 miles) from Mabaruma south to Isherton

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Suriname, Brazil, Venezuela
  • Geographic Center: 134 km (83 miles) SW from Linden
  • Highest Point: Mt. Roraima - 9,301 ft. (2,835 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean - 0 ft. (0 m)
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