A report on Guyana

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

Country on the northern mainland of South America.

- Guyana

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People's National Congress Reform

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The People's National Congress Reform is a social-democratic and democratic socialist political party in Guyana led by Aubrey Norton.


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The plateau of Mount Roraima – the peculiar rock formation is caused by erosion.
Mount Roraima
View of the Venezuelan Amazon from the top of a tepui
View of Kukenan tepui from top of Mt. Roraima
Devil's Canyon in the Canaima National Park
The steep rock wall of Mount Roraima

A tepui, or tepuy , is a table-top mountain or mesa found in South America, especially in Venezuela and western Guyana.

Kaieteur Falls September 2007

Kaieteur Falls

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World's largest single drop waterfall by water volume.

World's largest single drop waterfall by water volume.

Kaieteur Falls September 2007
Kaietur Falls in the Dry Season, Feb 2007

Located on the Potaro River in the Kaieteur National Park, it sits in a section of the Amazon rainforest included in the Potaro-Siparuni region of Guyana.

Rupununi savannah

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The Rupununi savannah is a savanna plain in Guyana, in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo region.

Portuguese Guyanese

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A Portuguese Guyanese is a Guyanese whose ancestors came from Portugal or a Portuguese who has Guyanese citizenship.

Commonwealth of Nations

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Political association of 56 member states, the vast majority of which are former territories of the British Empire.

Political association of 56 member states, the vast majority of which are former territories of the British Empire.

The prime ministers of five members at the 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference. (L-R) Mackenzie King (Canada), Jan Smuts (South Africa), Winston Churchill (United Kingdom), Peter Fraser (New Zealand) and John Curtin (Australia)
Queen Elizabeth II, Head of the Commonwealth
Marlborough House, London, the headquarters of the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Commonwealth's principal intergovernmental institution
The members of the Commonwealth shaded according to their political status. Commonwealth realms are shown in blue, while republics are shaded pink, and members with their own monarchies are displayed in green.
Flags of the members of the Commonwealth in Parliament Square, London
The Commonwealth flag flying at the Parliament of Canada in Ottawa
The Commonwealth Games are the third-largest multi-sport event in the world, bringing together globally popular sports and peculiarly "Commonwealth" sports, such as rugby sevens, shown here at the 2006 Games.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission serves to commemorate 1.7 million Commonwealth war dead and maintains 2,500 war cemeteries around the world, including this one in Gallipoli.
Draft of the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty, with "British Empire" crossed out and "British Commonwealth of Nations" added by hand.

Some other Commonwealth countries that have since become republics have chosen to leave, while others, such as Guyana, Mauritius and Dominica, have remained members.


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Afro-Guyanese are generally descended from the enslaved people brought to Guyana from the coast of West Africa to work on sugar plantations during the era of the Atlantic slave trade.

Guyanese Creole

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Guyanese Creole (Creolese by its speakers or simply Guyanese) is an English-based creole language spoken by people in Guyana.

Berbice River

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The Berbice River, located in eastern Guyana, is one of the country's major rivers.

Kanuku Mountains

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The Kanuku Mountains are a group of mountains in Guyana, located in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo region.