Overview - Guyana

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Capital:Georgetown
Area:214,970 km²
Population:767,245 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English, Amerindian dialects, Creole, Hindi (hindustani), Urdu.
Religion(s):Christian - 50%, Hindu - 35%, Muslim - 10%, others - 5%.
Ethnic Group(s):East Indian - 50%, Black - 36%, Amerindian - 7%, White, Chinese, and mixed - 7%.