Facts About Guyana



Georgetown
Georgetown, Guyana

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Facts About Guyana

  • Language: Official language is English

  • Currency: Guyanese Dollar

  • Population: 752,940

  • Land Size: 214,969 square kilometers

  • Capital: Georgetown

  • Borders: Its borders are with Brazil, Suriname, and Venezuela.

  • Industries:
    Bauxite, sugar, rice milling, timber, textiles, gold mining. Agriculture: sugarcane, rice, shrimp, fish, edible oils; beef, pork, poultry.

  • Land divisions: 10 regions:1. Barima-Waini2. Cuyuni-Mazaruni3. Demerara-Mahaica4. East Berbice-Corentyne5. Essequibo Islands-West Demerara6. Mahaica-Berbice7. Pomeroon-Supenaam8. Potaro-Siparuni9. Upper Demerara-Berbice10.Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo

  • Major Cities:
    Georgetown, (Demerara-Mahaica), Linden( Upper Demerara-Berbice)New Amsterdam (East Berbice-Corentyne), Bartica (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), Skeldon(East Berbice-Corentyne), Rosignol (Mahaica-Berbice), Mahaica Village (Demerara-Mahaica), Vreed en Hoop (Demerara-Mahaica), Fort Wellington (Mahaica-Berbice), Mahaicony Village (Mahaica-Berbice)





    Sources
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gy.html
    http://www.geonames.org/GY/largest-cities-in-guyana.html
    http://wcfellowship.com/pb/wp_c342b860/wp_c342b860.html

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