Guyana is bordered to the east by Suriname, to the south and southwest by Brazil and to the west by Venezuela and is the third-smallest country on the mainland of South America.
Guyana is considered the only English speaking country in South America. The other languages spoken are Amerindian dialects, Creole, Hindi and Urdu.
The official name is Cooperative Republic of Guyana. Though Guyana gained independence from Britain on May 26, 1966, it became a republic in 1970.
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Is situated on the Atlantic Ocean north of the equator on the mainland of South America.
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