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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Guyana

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GUYANA
GUYANA

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Guyana - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

592

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

GUY

Internet country code

GY

GRC Country Code

GUY

Guyana - Date formats

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   dd/mm/yyyy

Guyana - Languages

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The official language is English External.

There are 13 other languages spoken in Guyana. The most widely spoken is Guyanese External (an English-based Creole) with 650 000 speakers.

Guyana - Example address format

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   Note: This section last updated 17th July 2020

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Not all streets are named and not all buildings are numbered. Many addresses include the settlement name but no further address details. Addresses in Georgetown may contain a neighbourhood or suburb name.

Any address written in a non-native language will be written in English.

   A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Guyana - Post office box

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This is written PO Box.

Guyana - Postal codes

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Guyana has no postal code system.

Guyana - Postal code format graphic

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Guyana - Postal code format

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Guyana - Postal code specifics

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Guyana - Postal code regular expression

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Guyana - Postal code level of coverage

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Guyana - Postal code map

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Guyana - Administrative districts

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Guyana has 10 regions External, not used in addresses:

    Barima-Waini External
    Cuyuni-Mazaruni External
    Demerara-Mahaica External
    East Berbice-Corentyne External
    Essequibo Islands-West Demerara External
    Mahaica-Berbice External
    Pomeroon-Supenaam External
    Potaro-Siparuni External
    Upper Demerara-Berbice External
    Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo External

Administrative districts graphic

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Telephone numbers in Guyana

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   Note: This section last updated 20th March 2015

Guyanan telephone numbers have area codes of 3 digits and subscriber numbers of 4 digits when called from abroad. Mobile number commence with one of these area codes: 600-604, 609-629, 638-639, 640-699.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

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