Guyana Military


The defense of Guyana encompasses (2009) 1,100 men recruited and is organized in a battalion, five patrol boats and some small aircraft. Semi-military security forces amount to 1,500 men. The material is of varying origin. Defense costs decreased in 1985-96 from 6.6% to 1.0% of GDP and were estimated to remain at this level in 2007. To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that GUY stands for Guyana.

Guyana Army

Land area 214,969 km²
Total population 750.204
Population density (per km²) 3.5
Capital Georgetown
Official language English
Income per capita $ 8,100
Currency Guyana dollars
ISO 3166 code GY
Internet TLD .gy
License plate GUY
Telephone code +592
Time zone UTC – 3
Geographic coordinates 5 00 N, 59 00 W
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