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(The former: British Guyana)

Guyana -
was first sighted by Christopher Columbus in 1498 and settled by the Dutch in the late 16th century. Several areas were ceded to Britain in 1815. The country became independent in 1966.

The first postage stamps were issued in 1922.

Guyana Post Office Corporation
General Post Office, Robb Street, Georgetown, Guyana


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Guyana (former: British Guiana) - via the CIA
Location: Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela
Independence: 26 May 1966 (from UK)

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