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

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Guyana facts

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1. 16.1% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. Over 16,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (21 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

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

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

5. In this country there are more than 7 970 km of paved roads (0,01% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 117 airports, 11 of the paved surface.

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

8. Full name of the country – Cooperative of the Republic of Guyana.

9. Political system – republic.


Geography in Guyana

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1. The country is 1.5 times smaller than Poland.

2. The longest river is Essequibo, which is about 1000 km long.

3. Guyana borders with such countries as: Brazil 1.606 km, Suriname 600 km, Venezuela 743 km.

4. The highest peak is Roraima, 2810 m above sea level.

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

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

7. 151035 km2 of the country is covered by forests (76.7%)

8. Guyana has almost everything you would like to see when traveling the world.

66. The nearest capital in a straight line from Georgetown is Paramaribo (Suriname) – 346 km.

67. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Georgetown is Dili (East Timor) – 19558 km.


Finance in Guyana

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

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

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

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

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

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 3,200,000,000 (PLN 13,696,000,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 3,680,000,000 (PLN 15 750 400 000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 65.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 2 105 600 000 (PLN 9 011 968 000),
2018 year was 53.4 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 1 965 120 000 (PLN 8 410 713 600). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 2,631 (PLN 11,261).

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

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


Law in Guyana

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. The last death penalty was completed in 1997.


Education in Guyana

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 87.

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


Work in Guyana

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

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

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 12% .

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

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

6. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Guyana

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

2. The longest river is Essequibo, which is about 1000 km long.

3. The highest peak is Roraima, 2810 m above sea level.

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

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

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


Society in Guyana

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

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

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

4. 6% of the population suffer from malnourishment (about 40,000 people).

5. 28.3% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 87.

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

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.1 children.

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

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

11. The population density is 3.5 people / km².

12. The main religion is Protestantism – 33%.

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

15. 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.

16. 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).

17. 146 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 38% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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

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

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


Symbols of Guyana

1. The national animal is a hoacyn bird.

2. Motto of the country – “One people, one nation, one destiny”.


History of Guyana

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1. Independence from the United Kingdom was obtained on May 26, 1966.

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

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


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What is the highest peak in Guyana?

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

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Guyana?

The largest river in Guyana is Essequibo about 1000 km.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a hoacyn bird.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

National sport is cricket and water polo.

answer: Marta


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.

answer: Marta


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.

answer: Marta


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.

answer: Marta