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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Guyana is a small country located on the northern coast of South America, bordered by Venezuela to the west, Brazil to the south and Suriname to the east. It has an area of 214,969 square kilometers and a population of approximately 777,000 people. The capital city is Georgetown, which is located in the northern part of the country. Guyana’s geography consists primarily of tropical rainforest and low-lying coastal plain with small mountain ranges in its western region. Guyana’s main rivers are the Essequibo, Courantyne and Demerara rivers which flow into the Atlantic Ocean along its coast. The educational system in Guyana consists of three main levels: pre-primary school (ages 4-5), primary school (ages 6-12) and secondary school (ages 13-17). Pre-primary schooling is voluntary but most children attend for two years before entering primary school which lasts for six years. Upon completion of primary school students can choose to attend either lower or upper secondary school for further studies if desired. The Guyanese government has taken steps to improve access to quality education by introducing initiatives such as free textbooks for all primary schools students regardless of socio-economic status or location within Guyana. Additionally, there are programs designed to help support disadvantaged students such as those from immigrant backgrounds or rural areas so that they have access to quality education regardless of their socio-economic status or location within Guyana. Overall, the educational system in Guyana is fairly well developed due to its focus on academic achievement and its emphasis on providing resources such as textbooks to ensure that all students have access to quality education regardless of their socio-economic status or location within Guyana. In recent years there have been efforts made towards increasing literacy rates in remote rural areas by providing more resources and support for teachers working in these areas as well as introducing initiatives such as free textbooks for all students regardless of their socio economic status or location within Guyana. See searchforpublicschools for Guyana Overview.

Guyana Modern History

Guyana is a country located in South America. With the capital city of Georgetown, Guyana has a population of 786,563 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Guyana has long had close ties to the Soviet Union and other socialist states. When state corporate ownership and plan management were leading the country toward economic collapse,… Read More »

Guyana Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 5 – malaria 4 – Typhoid & Polio 3 – cholera 2 yellow fever 1 Overview Due to the very poor medical care, travel health insurance that includes return transport in an emergency should be taken out before you travel. Hospital treatment is free in Georgetown,… Read More »

Guyana Economy

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING According to smber, agriculture, to which 15.8% of the active population is dedicated and which covers 31.1% of GDP (2007), can count on a very small area (only 2.5% of the territory, partly still unexplored), limited almost exclusively to the coastal strip, especially to the E of the Essequibo river.… Read More »