Guyana is a country in South America. It is located between Venezuela to the west and Suriname to the east. The southwest and the south border Brazil. In the north, Guyana is located on the Atlantic coast. In South America, Guyana is the third smallest country after Suriname and Uruguay.
Although Guyana is geographically part of South America, the culture of the country is more similar to that of the West Indies, such as Trinidad and Tobago or Barbados. Guyana is therefore usually counted among the Caribbean countries.
Between 1814 and 1966, Guyana was a British colony under the name British Guiana. Previously, it had also belonged to the Netherlands. Guyana is the only English-speaking country in South America, English is the official language here. However, most of the inhabitants speak a Creole language based on English.
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