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Guyana
(3,062 words)

The Co-operative Republic of Guyana

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

791,000

Area

220,000 sq. km (83,000 sq. mi)

Population density

4/sq. km (10/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.57% (per 1,000: births 19, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

28%

Urban dwellers

27% (1.01% p.a.)

Capital city

Georgetown 107,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

87% Guyanese Creole English, 4% Sarnami Hindustani, 1% Portuguese, 1…

Cite this page
“Guyana”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02GUY>
First published online: 2020



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