13. About 70 percent of the total area of Guyana is covered with rain forests, reportedly it has the largest rain forests in the world.
14. Guyana is an Amerindian word meaning “land of many waters.” The longest river in Guyana is the Essequibo River, which is 627 miles long. This is ¼th the size of the Mississippi River.
15. Guyana is the only nation state of the Commonwealth of Nations on the mainland of South America.
16. Guyana is the third-smallest country on the mainland of South America.