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country code: GY
continent: South America
EU membership: no
NATO membership: no
GPS: 5 00 N, 59 00 W
Guyanese Dollar: GYD
1GYD = 0.006 USD
1GYD = 0.004 EUR
From wikipedia about Guyana
Guyana, Also pronounced,, and. on 23 February 1970.
Historically, the region known as "Guiana" or "Guayana" comprised the large shield landmass north of the Amazon River and east of the Orinoco River known as the "Land of many waters". Historic Guyana
is made up of three Dutch colonies: Essequibo, Demerara, and Berbice. Modern Guyana
is bordered to the east by Suriname
, to the south and southwest by Brazil
, to the west by Venezuela
, and on the north by the Atlantic Ocean.
At 215, 000 km2, Guyana
is the third-smallest independent state on the mainland of South America (after Uruguay
). Its population is approximately 770, 000.
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