Guyana

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Guyana is a country in north-eastern South America. It has an Atlantic Ocean coastline in the northeast, and lies between Suriname to the east and Venezuela to the west, with Brazil to the south.

It is now the third-smallest country in South America after Suriname and Uruguay. The name Guyana (from Arawak Wayana) means "Land of many waters." It is related to the name Uruguay: River of the colorful birds, another country in South America. 


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Guyana is the only nation state of the Commonwealth of Nations on the mainland of South America.

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Guyana is the only English-speaking country in South America, along with being one of four non-Spanish-speaking territories on the continent.