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Guyana

Previously known as British Guiana, the Co-operative Republic of Guyana is a sovereign state on the northeast coast of South America. It is the third-smallest independent state on the mainland of South America at 215,000 sq km.

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National Anthems

Who is the composer of Guyana national anthem?

my great great grandfather Reginald Cyril Gladstone Potter

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South America

Ways that Guyana is different from continental neighbors?

Guyana is the only English speaking country among it's continental neighours

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Political Office Holders

Who is the ruler of Guyana?

Bharrat Jagdeo is the President of Guyana.

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Political Office Holders

Who is the Prime Minister of Guyana?

Samuel Archibald Anthony Hinds is the Prime Minister of Guyana.
Hinds first became the Prime Minister on 1992 October 9 when appointed by President Cheddi Jagan. Jagan died on 1997 March 6 following a heart attack, making Hinds the interim President. Janet Jagan, Cheddi Jagan's widow was elected in the 1997 election, and she became the President on December 19, reappointing Hinds as Prime Minister. After Cheddi Jagan also suffered heart problems, she stepped down, and Hinds stepped down from 1999 August 9 to 11 to allow President-Elect Bharrat Jagdeo to become the Prime Minister. Hinds was reappointed as soon as Jagdeo became the President. Hinds has continued as the Prime Minister of Guyana ever since.

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South America

Where is Guyana?

Guyana is a country on the northern coast of South America. Prior to 26 May 1966 it was a British colony called British Guiana. Guyana is located in South America; between Venezuela and Brazil. Guyana is located on the South American Continent and is the only English speaking country on the continent and is bordered by Venezuela, Suriname and Brazil.

The country of Guyana lies between Venezuela and Suriname and north of Brazil. These places are located on the South American continent. This country is on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

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South America

What is Guyana famous for?

gold and rice

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Population

Why is the low coastal plain in Guyana the most populated natural region?

why is the low coastal plain the most populated natural region

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ZIP Code

What is Guyana zip code?

The zip code is the same as the country code (0592) which is inclusive of the ten administrative regions (1-10). For example Georgetown zip code would be 05924, the last digit represents the region. Another Example as it continues Berbice would be 05926 and this would follow for all the various administrative regions ranging from one to ten for the different respective areas in Guyana.

Latitude and Longitude
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What is another capital on the same longitude as Guyana?

Asuncion, Paraguay is on the same longitude as Guyana. Buenos Aires, Argentina is near but not on the same longitude.

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Why did the Amerindians come to Guyana?

they came to guyana for land ,I think, I guess.

Suriname
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French Guiana

Between 50 W meridian and what other meridian are Suriname Guyana and French Guiana all located?

Between the 60 West and the 50 West meridians are the locations of the South American countries of Suriname, Guyana, and French Guiana. French Guiana's longitude is 53 degrees West. Guyana's longitude is 59 degrees West. Suriname's longitude is 56 degrees West.

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Why did the east Indians come to Guyana?

The east indians came to guyana because the europeans found them and brouth them to work at the sugar plantation .

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Essays
Plural Nouns

What are facts about Guyana?

Guyana is the only English-speaking country on the continent of South America, and is one of the countries where they don't speak Spanish. Its population is 736,000.

Guyana is one of the homes for the largest pit-viper snakes -- the bushmaster.

Guyana was a British colony until 1966 and is now an independent nation within the Commonwealth.
It was the fabled El Dorado.

Jamaica
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How is Guyana different from Jamaica?

Guyana is different from Jamaica, since Guyana is a country and Jamaica is island, but they both share the same simililarities in that the origins of the country stemmed from Great Britain bringing indentured servants to work the plantations from different countries. Indentured servants in Guyana came primarily from India and Africa, whereas indentured servants in Jamaica came primarily from Africa. However, the dialect spoken by Guyanese and Jamaicans are similar.

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South America

What fruit is Guyana known for?

Being a tropical country they have almost all the tropical fruits. If I had to guess at the one most connected to Guyana I'd guess the carambola or star fruit but it's not limited to just Guyana.

Distances and Travel Times
Brazil
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Borders and Boundaries

What is the capital of the country whose neighbors are Colombia Brazil and Guyana?

Caracas is the capital of Venezuela which neighbouring countries are Colombia, Guyana, and Brazil.

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Why did most of Guyana's manufactured goods come from its agricultural products?

Guyana's manufactured goods mostly come from its agricultural products because Guyana is known for most of its agricultural products. Some products are cocoa, citrus fruits, fish, shrimp, prawns, and rice.

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Political Office Holders

Does Guyana have a president?

Yes, Guyana is a semi-presidential democratic republic, whose president is head of state. The president appoints the prime minister who is head of government.

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How did the east Indians came to Guyana?

they came in two ships the hesperus and the whitby

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South America

Is Guyana wealthy?

No, Guyana is one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere.

The Gdp is very low despite having an abundance of resources. The standard of living is however alot better than other third world places.

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What kind of clothing do people in Guyana wear?

regular clothes. Really original what U.S. people wear but when we go to church we wear sarees and indian wears.

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Currency Conversions

How much is a 100.00 Guyana dollars worth in America?

As of January 13, 2012 100 Guyana dollars were worth 0.49 US dollars.


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