Where is Guyana?

Guyana is located in the South America region at latitude 4.860416 and longitude -58.93018 and is part of the South American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 4Β° 51' 37.50'' N
  • 58Β° 55' 48.65'' W

You can see the location of Guyana on the world map below:

Flag pin pointing out the location of Guyana on the South America map

Guyana Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Guyana (GY) are:

  1. Brazil (BR)
  2. Suriname (SR)
  3. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) (VE)

Maritime Borders

Guyana borders the Atlantic Ocean.

Guyana Related Content

Guyana Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 4.860416
Longitude: -58.93018
Country CodesAlpha 2: GY
Alpha 3: GUY
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡¬πŸ‡Ύ
Int. Phone Prefix+592
Capital cityGeorgetown
South America
South America
Country Area214,969 sq km
Population 2021790,329
World Rank: 160
Median Age25.5
Life expectancy65.7
Major languagesEnglish (official), Guyanese Creole, Amerindian languages (including Caribbean and Arawak languages), Indian languages (including Caribbean Hindustani, a dialect of Hindi), Chinese (2014 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTCβˆ’04:00
Internet TLD.gy
Biggest AirportCheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO)
Average temperature26.00 Β°C
78.80 Β°F
Administrative Divisions10 regions
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Guyana Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionLatin America & Caribbean
CurrencyGuyana Dollar (GYD)
GDP in 2020$5.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 154
GDP per capita in 2020$6,956
World Rank: 84
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, mining, manufacturing, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, Brazil, Canada, India
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, Canada, China, Brazil, Turkey

Biggest Cities in Guyana

Here are the largest cities in Guyana based on 2021 data:

City Population
Georgetown 200,500
New Amsterdam 46,874
Linden 29,298
Anna Regina 12,448
Princetown 12,000
Bartica 8,532
Lethem 3,000
Mabaruma 2,972
Ituni 100

Map of Guyana with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the South America Region

Image Sources and Copyright Information
  • Map of South America Highlighting Guyana with Flag Pin: Β© hyotographics/Shutterstock