Guyana - A Place

Guyana – A Place

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  • Politics
    • Name: Guyana
    • Capital: Georgetown
    • 2 Letter Code: GY
    • 3 Letter Code: GUY
  • Land
    • Contenent: The Americas
    • Region: South America
    • Total Land: 214,969 (83,000)
    • Land: 196,849 (76,004)
    • Water: 18,120 (7,000)
  • People
    • Population: 767,245
    • Birth Rate: 18.28 per 1,000
    • Death Rate: 8.28 per 1,000
    • Infant Mortality: 33.26 per 1,000
    • Literacy: 85.00%
  • Economy
    • Agriculture: 37%%
    • Industry: 20.3%%
    • Service: 42.7%%

Guyana is officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. It is a country in South America.


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Modern Times

The population of Guyana is over 700 thousand with a population density of approximately 115 inhabitants per square kilometer.

This country’s population is made up of six main ethnic groups, Indians (39.8%), African black (29.3%), mixed (19.9%), Amerindian (10.5%), other (0.5%).

The top two religions are Protestant (34.8%) and Hindu (24.8%). Others include Roman Catholic (7.1%), Muslim (6.8%), Jehovah’s Witness (1.3%), Rastafarian (0.5%), other Christian (20.8%), and none (3.1%).

The official language is English. People also commonly speak Guyanese Creole, Amerindian languages, Indian languages, and Chinese.


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Genographic ProjectGeno 2.0 Data

Data from Geno 2.0 is derived from the The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project — the DAR. The Hg ID is specific to this site and is used to protect the identities of those who take part in Genographic research. Birth Country, Mother's Birth Country, and Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country have been normalized from DAR database fields. The Maternal Origin is determined based on the three previous fields.

Note: Geno 2.0 results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing results over to build 17.

Hg ID Hg Build 16 Birth Country Mother's Birth Country Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country
Hap10009079 H3 United States Guyana Guyana
Hap10028674 H14b Guyana Guyana Unspecified
Hap10043079 B2 Canada Guyana Guyana
Hap10043080 B2 Guyana Guyana Guyana
Hap10064825 K2a United States Guyana Guyana
Hap10066459 L0a1a2 United States Guyana Guyana
Hap10067737 L2a1c4a Guyana Guyana Guyana
Hap10068334 L2c United States Guyana Guyana
Hap10069447 L3e3b United Kingdom Guyana Guyana
Hap10069920 M14 Guyana Guyana Guyana
Hap10070263 M30c United States Guyana Guyana
Hap10072876 R5a2 Guyana Guyana Unspecified
Hap10082327 U2a1a Guyana Guyana Guyana
Hap10082367 U2b1a Canada Guyana Guyana
Hap10082386 U2b2 Guyana Guyana Unspecified
Hap10082417 U2c Canada Guyana Guyana

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