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Flag of Guyana Google map of Co-operative Republic of Guyana, country facts

Welcome to the Google Map of Guyana and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Guyana with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City is great to explore Guyana through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Guyana and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Guyana starts here at Satellite City!

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Facts about Guyana

Administrative divisions: 10 regions; Barima-Waini , Cuyuni-Mazaruni , Demerara-Mahaica , East Berbice-Corentyne , Essequibo Islands-West Demerara , Mahaica-Berbice , Pomeroon-Supenaam , Potaro-Siparuni , Upper Demerara-Berbice , Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo
Area: total: 214 ,970 sq km land: 196 ,850 sq km water: 18 ,120 sq km
Background: Originally a Dutch colony in the 17th century , by 1815 Guyana had become a British possession. The abolition of slavery led to black settlement of urban areas and the importation of indentured servants from India to work the sugar plantations. This ethnocultural divide has persisted and has led to turbulent politics. Guyana achieved independence from the UK in 1966 , and since then it has been ruled mostly by socialist-oriented governments. In 1992 , Cheddi JAGAN was elected president in what is considered the country's first free and fair election since independence. After his death five years later , his wife , Janet JAGAN , became president but resigned in 1999 due to poor health. Her successor , Bharrat JAGDEO , was reelected in 2001 and again in 2006.
Flag description: green , with a red isosceles triangle (based on the hoist side) superimposed on a long , yellow arrowhead; there is a narrow , black border between the red and yellow , and a narrow , white border between the yellow and the green
Capital: name: Georgetown geographic coordinates: 6 48 N , 58 10 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical; hot , humid , moderated by northeast trade winds; two rainy seasons (May to August , November to January)
Currency code: Guyanese dollar (GYD)
Ethnic groups: East Indian 43.5% , black (African) 30.2% , mixed 16.7% , Amerindian 9.1% , other 0.5% (2002 census)
Geographic coordinates: 5 00 N , 59 00 W
Geography note: the third-smallest country in South America after Suriname and Uruguay; substantial portions of its western and eastern territories are claimed by Venezuela and Suriname respectively
Government type: republic
Imports partners: Trinidad and Tobago 25.6% , US 20% , Cuba 7.1% , China 7% , UK 5.3% (2007)
Internet country code: .gy
Land boundaries: 459 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 2 ,949 km border countries: Brazil 1 ,606 km , Suriname 600 km , Venezuela 743 km
Languages: English , Amerindian dialects , Creole , Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi) , Urdu
Location: Northern South America , bordering the North Atlantic Ocean , between Suriname and Venezuela
Map references: South America
National holiday: Republic Day , 23 February (1970)
Nationality: noun: Guyanese (singular and plural) adjective: Guyanese
Natural hazards: flash floods are a constant threat during rainy seasons
Population: 770 ,794 note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy , higher infant mortality , higher death rates , lower population growth rates , and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Hindu 28.4% , Pentecostal 16.9% , Roman Catholic 8.1% , Anglican 6.9% , Seventh Day Adventist 5% , Methodist 1.7% , Jehovah Witness 1.1% , other Christian 17.7% , Muslim 7.2% , other 4.3% , none 4.3% (2002 census)
Terrain: mostly rolling highlands; low coastal plain; savanna in south
Unemployment rate: 9.1% (understated) (2000)

Capital of Guyana

Georgetown (click to view Georgetown Google map)

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Places in Guyana

Browse the online directory of Satellite City for administrative regions in Guyana below. Places in country Guyana are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Barima-Waini Region (37 + I Google map locations)
Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region (47 + I Google map locations)
Demerara-Mahaica Region (51 + I Google map locations)
East Berbice-Corentyne Region (34 + I Google map locations)
Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region (31 + I Google map locations)
Mahaica-Berbice Region (29 + I Google map locations)
Pomeroon-Supenaam Region (25 + I Google map locations)
Potaro-Siparuni Region (20 + I Google map locations)
Upper Demerara-Berbice Region (20 + I Google map locations)
Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region (61 + I Google map locations)

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