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Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Motto: "One People, One Nation, One Destiny"
Location of Guyana
Capital
and largest city
Georgetown
6°46′N58°10′W / 6.767°N 58.167°W / 6.767; -58.167
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languages
Vernacular
language
Guyanese Creole
Other languages
Ethnic groups(2002)
Religion
[2]
DemonymGuyanese
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
David Granger
Moses Nagamootoo
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
1667–1814
1814–1966
26 May 1966
• Republic
23 February 1970
6 October 1980
Area
• Total
214,970 km2 (83,000 sq mi) (85th)
• Water (%)
8.4
Population
• 2016 estimate
735,909[3] (165th)
• 2012 census
747,884[4]
• Density
3.502/km2 (9.1/sq mi) (232nd or 8th least-densely populated in the world)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$6.093 billion[5]
• Per capita
$7,919[5]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$3.456 billion[5]
• Per capita
$4,492[5]
Gini (1998)44.5[6]
medium
HDI (2015)Steady 0.638[7]
medium · 127th
CurrencyGuyanese dollar (GYD)
Time zoneGYT (Guyana Time) (UTC-4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+592
ISO 3166 codeGY
Internet TLD.gy

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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