Guyana

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Guyana

Parliamentary republic, independant since 1966

Region:
South America
Area:
214,970 km²
Local name:
Guyana
Capital:
Georgetown
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Country comparison
Current time in Guyana:
12:17 am
Thursday, May 24th, 2018

The countrywide time in Guyana is Guyana Time (GYT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Guyana.
So there is all over the year the same difference of -4 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

773,303
3.597
Ø 64.4 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 69.0 years
Birthrate:
20.6 ‰
Deathrate:
8.2 ‰
Males/Females:
50.4% : 49.6%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Guyana 2016
The currency in Guyana is Guyana Dollar (GYD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 05/23/2018
1 US$ = 207.48 Dollar
1000 Dollar = 4.82 US$

The climate in Guyana

In Guyana, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 30 and 32 degrees. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 23°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

mother tonguedistribution
Creole-English96.4 %
Caribbean2.2 %
Arawakan1.4 %

Religions

branchdistribution
Pentecostals16.9%
Anglicans6.9%
Adventists5.0%
Methodists1.7%
Roman Catholics8.1%
other Christs17.7%
Jehovah's Witnesses1.1%
Hinduists28.4%
Muslims7.2%
nondenominational4.3%
other2.7%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:3,164.15 M €
Exportations:1,304.8 M €
Importations:1,572.1 M €
Tourism receipts:58.58 M €
Unemployment rate:11.8 %
Inflation rate:0.74 %
corruption index:38 (bad)
Energy consumption:800.0 M kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas:627 km²
8% Agricultural areas:16,791 km²
77% Forest:165,256 km²
8% Water areas:18,120 km²
7% Others:14,176 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:7,970 km
Waterways:330 km
Airports:117

Most important cities in Guyana

CityRegionPopulation
Georgetown / CapitalDemerara-Mahaica131,000
LindenUpper Demerara-Berbice45,000
New AmsterdamEast Berbice-Corentyne35,000
Anna ReginaPomeroon-Supenaam12,000
BarticaCuyuni-Mazaruni11,000
SkeldonEast Berbice-Corentyne5,860
RosignolMahaica-Berbice5,780
Mahaica VillageDemerara-Mahaica4,870
MahdiaPotaro-Siparuni4,200
ParikaEssequibo Islands-West Demerara4,080
Vreed-en-HoopEssequibo Islands-West Demerara3,070
Mahaicony VillageMahaica-Berbice2,130
MabarumaBarima-Waininan
LethemUpper Takutu-Upper Essequibonan




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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