Guyana is an Amerindian word meaning “land of many waters.” The longest river in Guyana is the Essequibo River, which is 627 miles long.

According to the Worldwide Waterfall Database’s rankings of the top waterfalls in the world, Guyana is home to the No. 2 waterfall – Kaieteur Falls. This waterfall has a single drop of 741 feet which is considered to be the largest single-drop waterfall by volume in the world.

Guyana is in South America, with a population of 780 thousand people. Its capital is Georgetown, and their currency is Guyanese dollar(GYD). The official language spoken in Guyana is English. 

They celebrate many holidays including:

It has no world heritage site, but does have two national parks:

  1. Kaieteur National Park
  2. Kanuku Mountains

Want to learn more? Check out Guyana’s tourism website!

Also check out the Castellani House and the Guyana National Museum

Fun activities to do

To download the flag and map:

  1. Click on the image
  2. Right-click and select Save Image As…

Also try making a postcard and it’s stamp! Try filling in your suitcase for the trip!