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Guyana

     
Guyana
a country in northeast South America on the Atlantic Ocean, between Venezuela and Surinam. Population: 702,100 (2003). Capital: Georgetown. The country used to belong to the UK and was called British Guiana. It is the only English-speaking country in South America.
Guyanese noun, adjective

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