A report on Guyana and Tigri Area

Kaieteur Falls is the world's largest single-drop waterfall by volume.
Rupununi Savannah
Satellite image of Guyana from 2004
Anomaloglossus beebei (Kaieteur), specific to the Guianas
The hoatzin is the national bird of Guyana.
A tractor in a rice field on Guyana's coastal plain
A proportional representation of Guyana exports, 2019
Thatched roof houses in Guyana
Guyana's population density in 2005 (people per km2)
A graph showing the population of Guyana from 1961 to 2003. The population decline in the 1980s can be clearly seen.
The State House, Guyana's presidential residence
The Supreme Court of Guyana
Guyana's parliament building since 1834
Map of Guyana, showing the Essequibo River and (shaded dark) the river's drainage basin. Venezuela claims territory up to the western bank of the river. The historical claim by the UK included the river basin well into current-day Venezuela.
Cross-border bridge from Guyana to Brazil near Lethem
St George's Cathedral, Georgetown
Providence Stadium as seen from the East Bank Highway

The Tigri Area (Tigri-gebied) is a wooded area that has been disputed since around 1840 by Guyana and Suriname.

- Tigri Area

Specific small disputed areas involving Guyana are Ankoko Island with Venezuela; Corentyne River with Suriname; and Tigri Area or New River Triangle with Suriname.

- Guyana

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British Guiana

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British colony, part of the mainland British West Indies, which resides on the northern coast of South America.

British colony, part of the mainland British West Indies, which resides on the northern coast of South America.

Map of British Guiana in 1908
Illustration of the Demerara rebellion of 1823
British Guiana and its boundary lines, 1896
Stamp with a portrait of King George VI, 1938

Since 1966 it has been known as the independent nation of Guyana.

In 1962, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, on behalf of its then-constituent country of Suriname, finally made formal claim to the "New River Triangle", the triangular-shaped region between the New and Kutari rivers that was in dispute.

Courantyne River

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The Courantyne/Corentyne/Corantijn River is a river in northern South America in Suriname and Guyana.

Between the upper reaches of the Courantyne, the Upper Courantyne, the Coeroeni and the Koetari rivers lay the controversial Tigri Area claimed by both Suriname and Guyana.