Guyana

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Co-operative Republic o Guyana
Banner o Guyana
Coat o airms o Guyana
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "One People, One Nation, One Destiny"
Location o Guyana
Capital
an lairgest ceety
Georgetown
6°46′N 58°10′W / 6.767°N 58.167°W / 6.767; -58.167
Offeecial leids Inglis
Recognised regional leids
Vernacular
leid
Guyanese Creole
Ither leids
Ethnic groups (2002)
Releegion
[2]
Demonym Guyanese
Govrenment Unitar presidential republic
• Preses
David Granger
Moses Nagamootoo
Legislatur Naitional Assembly
Formation
1667–1814
1814–1966
26 Mey 1966
• Republic
23 Februar 1970
6 October 1980
Aurie
• Tot
214,970 km2 (83,000 sq mi) (85t)
• Watter (%)
8.4
Population
• 2016 estimate
735,909[3] (165t)
• 2012 census
747,884[4]
• Density
3.502/km2 (9.1/sq mi) (232nt or 8t least-densely populatit in the warld)
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
• Total
$6.093 billion[5]
• Per capita
$7,919[5]
GDP (nominal) 2016 estimate
• Total
$3.456 billion[5]
• Per capita
$4,492[5]
Gini (1998) 44.5[6]
middlin
HDI (2015) Steady 0.638[7]
middlin · 127t
Siller Guyanese dollar (GYD)
Time zone GYT (Guyana Time) (UTC-4)
Drives on the caur
Cawin code +592
Internet TLD .gy

Guyana, offeecially kent as the Co-operative Republic o Guyana, an previously kent as Breetish Guiana, is a state on the northren coast o Sooth Americae that is culturally pairt o the Anglophone Caribbean. Guyana is a umwhile colony o the Breetish, Dutch an, for a brief period, the French. It is the anely state o the Commonwalth o Naitions on mainland Sooth Americae, an is forby a member o the Caribbean Commonty (CARICOM), that haes its secretariat heidquarters in Guyana's caipital, Georgetoun. Guyana achieved unthirldom fae the Unitit Kinrick on 26 Mey 1966 an becam a republic on 23 Februar 1970.

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  1. "CHAPTER II: POPULATION COMPOSITION" (PDF). StatisticsGuyana. Government of Guyana. 
  2. http://www.statisticsguyana.gov.gy/pubs/Chapter2_Population_Composition.pdf
  3. "The World Factbook: Guyana". CIA. Retrieved 6 Januar 2014. 
  4. Guyana 2012 Census Archived 6 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine. GeoHive– Guyana. Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Guyana". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 18 Aprile 2013. 
  6. "GINI index (World Bank estimate)". World Bank. Archived frae the original on 9 Februar 2015. Retrieved 22 Julie 2015. 
  7. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.