Guyana is a country in north-eastern South America, and is now the third-smallest country in South America after Suriname and Uruguay. The name Guyana comes from the Arawak Wayana tribe and means “Land of many waters”.
Guyana gain independence from Great Britain on May 26th 1966, and comprise a population of 700.000 people, this country is multi- ethnic, with its people originating from India, Africa, China, Europe and the native Amerindian. Christianity, Hinduism and Islam are the main religion practiced in Guyana.
Georgetown is the chief port and capital of Guyana, it is also the retail, financial and administration center.
Georgetown has a year-round hot tropical rain forest climate. Because of its location Georgetown’s temperatures are moderated by the North-East trade winds.