Where is Guyana?

Guyana is located in the Latin America & Caribbean 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:

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

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

Guyana Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Guyana are:

  • Brazil
  • Suriname
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Flag pin pointing out the location of Guyana on the South America map

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Guyana Key Facts

Indicator Guyana
Coordinates 4.860416, -58.93018
Country code alpha-2 GY
Country code alpha-3 GUY
Int. Phone Prefix +592
Capital city Georgetown
Continent South America
World Bank Region Latin America & Caribbean
Country area in sq km 214,969
Population 2021 790,329
Median Age 25.5
Life expectancy 65.7
World Bank income group Upper middle income
Major languages English (official), Guyanese Creole, Amerindian languages (including Caribbean and Arawak languages), Indian languages (including Caribbean Hindustani, a dialect of Hindi), Chinese (2014 est.)
Currency Guyana Dollar (GYD)
GDP in 2020 5.5 billion
GDP per capita in 2020 $6,956
UTC/GMT Time UTC−04:00 Number of time zones: 1
Internet TLD .gy
Biggest Airport Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO)
Average temperature (in Celsius) 26
Administrative Divisions 10 regions