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Last update : 12 February 2019


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Capital : Georgetown
Language :  English
Currency :  Guyanese dollar
Population : 746 900
Area : 214 969 km2

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Guyana facts

1. Independence from the United Kingdom was obtained on May 26, 1966.
2. The population density is 3.5 people / km².
3. The country is 1.5 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Protestantism – 33%.
5. The longest river is Essequibo, which is about 1000 km long.
6. The full name of the country – the Cooperative of the Republic of Guyana.
7. Political system – republic.
9. The highest peak is Roraima, 2810 m above sea level.
10. Motto of the country – “One people, one nation, one destiny”.
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11. Guyana has almost everything you would like to see when traveling the world.

12. About half of the citizens are descendants of Indians.

Author: Turyst

13. The minimum wage is $35,000 per month, $1,616 per day and $202 per hour (data from 2013).

14. The amount of income tax in Guyana is 30%.

15. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 12% .

Author: Daria

16. In Guyana, an average person consumes about 8.1 liters of pure alcohol per year.

17. The most drinks are spirits – 76.6%, then beer – 23%, wines – 0.3%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.1%.

Author: AlkoWorld

18. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

19. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

20. The average IQ level is 87.

Author: EduKacJa

21. The national animal is a hoacyn bird.

Author: Kos

22. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

23. In addition to built-up areas, the speed limit on the normal road is 80 km / h, and on highways 100 km / h.

24. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

25. In 2013, 109 people died as a result of road accidents.

26. 16.1% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

27. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

Author: AutoMania

28. The country has more than 16,000 motor vehicles registered (21 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

29. 6% of the population suffer from malnourishment (about 40,000 people).

30. 28.3% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

31. In this country there are over 7,970 km of paved roads (0.01% of all roads in the world).

32. In this country there are 117 airports, 11 of the paved surface.

33. In this country there are over 127 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

34. In this country over 295,000 (2015) 395 007 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 53% of the population).

35. Around 240,000 (2015) 360,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

36. The national top-level domain is .gy . There are over 3,340 websites with such an extension.

37. The most popular pages with the extension .gy are: google.gy, snag.gy and mar.gy.

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38. The country has 2018 over $473,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0066% of foreign currency reserves of all countries) the world).

Author: Vinamra

39. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $3,200,000,000 ,
      – 2018 is $3,680,000,000 .

40. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 65.8% GDP, or around: $2 105 600 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 53.4% ​​ GDP, or around: $1,965,20,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $2,631.

41. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2014 the year was around: $2,303,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $1 240 593 000 .

Author: Komornik

42. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 4 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

43. In this country there are 11.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 85,894 people).

Author: Reebeka

44. The lowest temperature: 13 °C was measured in Kaieteur.

45. The highest temperature: 39.4 °C was measured at Dadanawa Ranch.

Author: weather

46. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Author: medi

47. The average life expectancy in this country is 68.7 years (women – 71.9 years and men – 65.5 years).

Author: Wilga

48. In this country, women having their first child on average 20.8 years old.

49. 10 women give birth to 21 children on average

Author: Nadia

50. The average age of people living in this country is 25.4 years.

51. The country is around:
210,000 people (28.07%) in the age range 0-14 years.
496 000 people (66.4%) in the age range 15-64 years.
41,300 people (5.53%) who are over 65 years old.

52. In this country, about 11,600 children are born annually (1.6% of the population), and about 5,500 people die (0.7% of the population).

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53. In Guyana there are 16770 km2 of agricultural land (9% of the country).

54. 146 people in 1000 possess firearms.

55. The highest located town in the country is Ipichau.

56. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1953.

57. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last for 46 days.

Author: Statyk

58. He joined the United Nations on September 20, 1966.

59. The work week is 40 hours.

60. 38% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

61. 151035 km2 of the country is covered by forests (76.7%)

62. The last death penalty was completed in 1997.

Author: Statyk

63. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 33%, and for companies 30% (2018).

64. The tax on goods and services is 16% (2018).

65. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1%.

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What is the highest peak in Guyana?
The highest peak in Guyana is Roraima (2810 m above sea level).

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What is the largest river in Guyana?
The largest river in Guyana is Essequibo about 1000 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Guyana?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Guyana has national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is a hoacyn bird.

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What is the national sport?
National sport is cricket and water polo.

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Which countries borders Guyana?
Guyana is bordered by countries like: Brazil 1,606 km, Suriname 600 km, Venezuela 743 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 25.4 years.

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What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is $ 35,000 per month, $ 1,616 per day and $ 202 per hour (data from 2013).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Guyana?
The population density is 4 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “One people, one nation, one destiny”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 39.4 ° C was measured at Dadanawa Ranch.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 13 ° C was measured in Kaieteur.

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