Guyana's flagLocation: South America
Official name: Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1966 / 1966
Capital city: Georgetown
Population: 800,000 / 11 people per sq mile (4 people per sq km)
Total land area: 83,000 square miles (214,970 square km)
Language(s) spoken: English Creole, Hindi, Tamil, Amerindian Language, English (official language)
Main religions: Christian 57%, Hindu 28%, Muslim 10%, Other 5%
Ethnic mix: East Indian 43%, Black African 30%, Mixed race 17%, Amerindian 9%, Other 1%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Guyanese dollar = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2753 kilocalories

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