• country
  • Atlantic coast where most of the population lives, then a white sand belt more inland, containing most of Guyana's mineral deposits, the dense rainforests across the middle of the country, the grassy flat savannah in the south and finally the larger interior highlands consisting mostly of mountains that gradually rise to the Brazilian border. (mcgill.ca)
  • In 2008, the country joined the Union of South American Nations as a founding member. (wikipedia.org)