Catholic Church


Cooperative Republic of Guyana (Guyana)


Also known as: Guyana (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português), le Guyana (français), 圭亞那 (正體中文), ガイアナ (日本語), Guiana (latine)

Formerly: British Guinea

Continent: South America

Capital: Georgetown

Population: 735,554

Area: 196,850 km²

Religions: Protestant 30.5% (Pentecostal 16.9%, Anglican 6.9%, Seventh Day Adventist 5%, Methodist 1.7%), Hindu 28.4%, Roman Catholic 8.1%, Muslim 7.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%, other Christian 17.7%, other 1.9%, none 4.3%, unspecified 0.9%

Languages: English, Amerindian dialects, Creole, Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Urdu

Motto: One People, One Nation, One Destiny (English)

Neighbouring Countries: Venezuela Venezuela, → Suriname Suriname, ↓ Brazil Brazil

Circumscriptions (1): Dioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Georgetown

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Apostolic Nunciature: Guyana Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu (58)

Conference of Bishops: Antilles Episcopal Conference (A.E.C.) Link Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (75)

as of 2018.09.13

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