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 Guyana 
 Main prefix
 8R 
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 8RA-8RZ 
 Time zone
 -4 h 
 Continent
 South America 
 ITU zone
 12 
 CQ zone
 9 
 
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 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.
 
          Gujana          
 
 Guyana 
 Capital: 
Georgetown
 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, and Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo.
 Population: 
698,209 (July 2002 est.)
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 and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected
 Languages: 
English, Amerindian dialects, Creole, Hindi, Urdu
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
5° 00' N, 59° 00' W
 Area total: 
214,970 sq. km
 Land area: 
196,850 sq. km
 Water area: 
18,120 sq. km
 Total land
 boundaries: 
2,462 km
 Borders
 with neighbor
 countries: 
Brazil 1,119 km, Suriname 600 km, Venezuela 743 km
 Coastline: 
459 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
Atlantic Ocean 0 m - Mount Roraima 2,835 m
 Internet
 country code: 
.gy
 Currency: 
Guyanese dollar (GYD)
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
Co-operative Republic of Guyana
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
Guyana
 Name - local
 short form: 
Guyana
 Former name: 
British Guiana
 Independence: 
26 May 1966 (from UK)
 Constitution: 
6 October 1980
 Government
 type: 
republic within the Commonwealth
 National
 holiday: 
Republic Day, 23 February (1970)
 
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