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Guyana

Capital :Georgetown

Land Area : 214,970 sq km

Head of Government : Prime Minister Rt Hon Samuel Hinds (since December 1997)

Population :765,283 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :English, Amerindian dialects, Creole, Hindi, Urdu

Major Religion(s) : Christian 50%, Hindu 35%, Muslim 10%, other 5%

Date of Joining : 1966

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