Guyana Facts and Culture

  • Family: Guyanese consider family to mean an extended family of parents, children, grandchildren, uncles, aunts and cousins. Families often picnic in... More
  • Fashion: Business dress is moderately casual, appropriate for a tropical climate, usually shirt and tie or “shirtjac” for men and light... More
  • Visiting: It is customary for whole families to drop in unexpectedly to visit relatives. The visitors are always welcomed and are... More

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Capital Georgetown
Government Type parliamentary republic
Currency GYD
Population 735,909
Total Area 83,000 Square Miles
214,969 Square Kilometers
Location Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela
Language English, Amerindian dialects, Creole, Hindi, Urdu

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