Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is known as “the land of many waters”, a reference to the numerous rivers of the territory. More than 80% of its area is forest. Guyana has one of the biggest virgin tropical rain forests in South America.




Official name: Cooperative Republic of Guyana

National day: May 26th (Independence Day)

Capital city: Georgetown

Form of government: parliamentary republic

Political division: the country is divided into 10 administrative regions

Head of state: Irfaan Ali

Area: 214,969 km²

Population: 735,909

Language: English (official), Urdu and other regional languages

Currency: Guyanese Dollar


Amazon Basin Project

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