Surface: 214 969 km²
Capital: Georgetown
Population: 752 940 inhabitants (2010)

Travel advice
Status: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
February, March, September and October are the best months to travel to Guyana. This avoids the often rainy and wet seasons.

English is the official language in Guyana. In addition, there is Creole, Urdu and Hindi spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months upon departure from Guyana.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in Guyana.

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Guyana it is advisable to get one or more vaccinations.

In Guyana exists malaria.

Money and Money
In Guyana is paid with the Guyanese dollar (GYD).
ATMs in Guyana accept no Dutch bank cards.

Traffic and route
In Guyana you must drive on the left side of the road.

In Guyana, a plug adapter is required. You will also need a converter in some cases.


Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Guyana can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Guyana available at Abyznewslinks .

Web Sites Guyana ends on .gy.
Official websites of Guyana: and .


Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Guyana.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Guyana.

An overview of all the holidays in Guyana can be found on .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Guyana can be found on Protected Planet .
Guyana does not appear on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.