Guyana

Summary

Form of Government
Republic
Semi-presidential system
Unitary state
Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Area
214,970 km² (83000 mi²)
Contained by
Population
GDP (nominal)
482,000,000 (1982, US$)
603,200,000 (1980, US$)
282,049,984 (1971, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
4,000 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Languages spoken
National anthem
Dear Land of Guyana, of Rivers and Plains (1966)
ISO Short Name
GUYANA
Calling Code
592
FIPS Code
GY
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
gy
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Dated location

Date founded
1966-05-26
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
of
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
gy
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
GUY
Olympics participated in
Athletes
Athletic performances
 

Sport Country

Multi-event tournaments participated in
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Guyanese
 

Location

Adjoins
Time zone(s)
People born here
Geolocation
-58.581958156 × 6.34896099291
Contains
Adjectival form
Guyanese
Events
Partially contains
 

Statistical region

Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
0.906 (1990)
0.603 (1991)
2.028 (1988)
Fertility rate
6.291 (1962)
6.235 (1963)
6.474 (1960)
GDP growth rate
5.233 (1966)
4.314 (1967)
4.69 (1961)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.066 (1996)
0.132 (1997)
Life expectancy
58.383 (1976)
58.684 (1977)
52.78 (1960)
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Guyana (1966-05-26)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
National Assembly of Guyana
Governing officials
President (Arthur Chung, 1970-03-17, 1980-10-06)
President (Donald Ramotar, 2011-12-03)
Prime minister (Sam Hinds, 1999-08-11)
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 2,361, 2,391)
 

Organization member

Member of
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