Guyana - Fact Sheet

Official name:Co-operative Republic of Guyanacountry
Capital:Georgetown
Size:215,000 km˛
Population:825,000
Borders:Suriname (east), Brazil (south, southwest), Venezuela (west), Atlantic Ocean (north)
Currency:Guyana Dollar
Official language:English
Nationality / People:A person of Guyanese nationality is a Guyanese.
Local time:13:57 GYT (Friday, 20th January 2017)

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Guyana was a British colony until 1966 and is now an independent nation within the Commonwealth. It is the only English-speaking country on the South American continent.