- Animal: Jaguar
- Bird: Canje Pheasant
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: The Guyana Coat of Arms
includes a crest of an Amerindian head-dress symbolizing the indigenous
people of the country, this crest is also called the Cacique's Crown.
The two diamonds at the sides of the crown represent the mining
industry. The two jaguars are supporting the shield and holding a pick
axe, sugar cane, and a stalk of rice. The pick axe, sugar cane, and
stalk of rice represent Guyana's mining, sugar and rice industries,
The shield is decorated with the Guyana's national flower, the Victorian Lily. The three blue wavy lines represent the three main rivers of Guyana. The shield also include the national bird, the Canje Pheasant. The national motto, "One people, One Nation, One Destiny", appears on the scroll below the shield.
- Flag of Guyana
- Flower: Victoria Regia (water lily)
- Motto: One people, one nation, one destiny
|Land Area||196,849 km2|
|Water Area||18,120 km2|
|Total Area||214,969km2 (#83)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$6.05 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$7,900|
Countries Of South America
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