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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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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

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