What is a fact about Guyana?
Guyana Geo Superlatives
Here are some fascinating facts about Guyana: Guyana is the third smallest independent country in South America – after Suriname and Uruguay. This is the only South American country where English is the official language. Guyana’s largest city is the capital city Georgetown.
What is the most popular food in Guyana?
Curry is widely popular in Guyana and most types of meat can be curried: chicken, seafood, goat, lamb, and even duck. Caribbean ground provisions (known colloquially as provisions) are part of the staple diet and include cassava, sweet potato, and eddoes.
Where is a Guyanese person from?
The people of Guyana, or Guyanese, come from a wide array of backgrounds and cultures including aboriginal Amerindians, and those who are descended from the slaves and contract workers who worked in the sugar industry of the Caribbean for various European interests, mostly of Indian or African origins.
How does Guyanese speak?
English is the official language of Guyana, which is the only South American country with English as the official language. Guyanese Creole (an English-based creole with African, Indian, and Amerindian syntax) is widely spoken in Guyana.
What race is a Guyanese person?
Guyana’s population (Guyanese people) is made up of five main ethnic groups: Indians, Africans, Amerindians, Europeans (mainly Portuguese) and Chinese. Ninety percent of the inhabitants live on the narrow coastal plain, where population density is more than 115 inhabitants per square kilometre (300/sq mi).