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Guyana: Geography#

LocationNorthern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela
Geographic Coordinates5 00 N, 59 00 W 5.0,-59.0
Area total: 214,969 sq km
land: 196,849 sq km
water: 18,120 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundariestotal: 2,933 km
border countries: Brazil 1,308 km, Suriname 836 km, Venezuela 789 km
Coastline459 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Mount Roraima 2,835 m
Highest MountainsAs there is no entry in Geonames we are listing mountain list of Wolfram only:
According to Wolfram: Mount Roraima 2810 m

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Terrainmostly rolling highlands; low coastal plain; savanna in south
Natural Hazardsflash flood threat during rainy seasons
Natural Resourcebauxite, gold, diamonds, hardwood timber, shrimp, fish
Land Usearable land: 1.95%
permanent crops: 0.13%
other: 97.92% (2011)
Climatetropical; hot, humid, moderated by northeast trade winds; two rainy seasons (May to August, November to January)
Irrigated Land1,501 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources241 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssueswater pollution from sewage and agricultural and industrial chemicals; deforestation
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesDue to difference in city rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Georgetown; Linden; New Amsterdam; Corriverton ; Bartica
According to Geonames: Georgetown; Linden; New Amsterdam; Anna Regina; Bartica

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Geography-notethe third-smallest country in South America after Suriname and Uruguay; substantial portions of its western and eastern territories are claimed by Venezuela and Suriname respectively