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Land of Many Waters. Symbols. Kaieteur Falls. Guyana’s Coat of Arms. Giant Ant-eater. National Dish~Pepperpot. History. Guiana Land of many waters Discover Christopher Columbus 1496 Dutch Independence 1966 British Became a Republic February 23, 1970 . The Golden Arrowhead.

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Land of many waters

Land of Many Waters


Symbols

Symbols

Kaieteur Falls

Guyana’s Coat of Arms

Giant Ant-eater

National Dish~Pepperpot


History

History

  • Guiana

    • Land of many waters

  • Discover

    • Christopher Columbus

      • 1496

    • Dutch

  • Independence

    • 1966

      • British

    • Became a Republic

      • February 23, 1970


The golden arrowhead

The Golden Arrowhead

  • Mr. Whitney Smith

    • 1962

      • RED represents the zeal and dynamic nature of nation-building which lies before the young and independent Guyana

      • BLACK portrays the endurance that will sustain the forward thrust of the Guyanese people

      • GOLDEN arrow represents Guyana's mineral wealth

      • WHITE symbolizes the rivers and water potential of the country

      • GREEN represents the agricultural and forested nature of Guyana

  • National Anthem


People

People

  • Six Ethnic groups

    • East Indian

    • Black

    • Mixed

    • Amerindian

    • White and Chinese

  • Languages

    • English

      • Often spoken with a Creole flavor.

    • Amerindian dialects

    • Creole

    • Hindi

    • Urdu


F e s t i v a l s

Festivals

  • Mashramani

    • Republic Celebration

      • Carnival

  • Phagwah

    • Colors

  • Deepavali

    • Lights

  • Easter

    • Kite Flying

  • Christmas

    • Shows and parade


Natural resources

Natural Resources

  • Bauxite

    • A type of rock like material

    • Use to build airplanes

      • Waste are use to build road

  • Mining

    • Gold

    • Diamonds

    • Manganese

      • Similar to pearls

  • Lumber

    • Greenheart

      • Hardest wood in the world

  • Shrimp and fish


Climate

Climate

  • Tropical

    • Hot, humid, moderated by northeast trade

      • Upper 70’s and higher

    • Two rainy seasons

      • May to mid-August

      • Mid-November to mid-January


Guyana s treasure

Guyana’s Treasure

  • Charles Barrington Brown

    • April 29, 1870

  • Kaieteur Falls

    • Old Mans Fall

  • Natural Wonder of the World

  • The world's highest one drop waterfalls

    • 741 feet

    • Five time the height of Niagara

  • Chief Kai, great old chieftain

    • He committed self-sacrifice

    • Makonaima, the Great Spirit, would save the tribe from being destroyed by the Caribs and appease them also


Places to see

Places To See

  • St.George’s Cathedral

    • World Tallest Wooden Building

      • 132 Feet

    • Sir. Arthur Bloomfield

      • 1890’s

  • Stabroek Market

    • Open to the public

      • 1881

      • Cast Iron

    • Has a reputation of having anything.


Botanical gardens zoo

Botanical Gardens & Zoo

  • John Frederick Waby

    • Late 1870’s

  • Wildlife

    • Over 100 species

      • Tropical fish and birds

  • One of the most extensive collection of flora in the Caribbean

    • Ponds and Canals

    • Kissing bridges and bandstand


Links

Links

  • Guyana

    • Guyanaonline.com

    • Guyana.ro

    • Visit Guyana

    • Tonroto-Lime.com


Created by jankie tirlokie

Created by:Jankie Tirlokie

I LOVE MEH COUNTRY


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