Country Listing

Guyana Table of Contents



Railroads: None.

Roads: 7,200 kilometers total in 1993; about 700 kilometers paved, 5,000 kilometers gravel, and the rest earthen.

Inland waterways: Only lower reaches of the Berbice, Demerara, and Essequibo rivers navigable.

Ports: Georgetown only significant port. New Amsterdam in east a minor port.

Airports: Timehri, south of Georgetown, Guyana's only international airport.

Communications: Underdeveloped network with only 27,000 telephones in 1983, or 3.3 per 100 inhabitants. Rudimentary broadcast facilities with three television stations, three AM radio, and three FM radio stations in 1993.

Data as of January 1992