Guyana, located on the northern coast of South America, boasts a rich and diverse cultural landscape shaped by its history, ethnic makeup, and geographical characteristics. The country is known for its fusion of indigenous, African, Indian, European, and Chinese cultures.
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Natural Landmarks in Guyana
The Iwokrama Forest is a vast pristine tropical rainforest in central Guyana. It is situated within the Guiana Shield region, which is recognized as one of the world's last remaining wilderness areas.
Kaieteur Falls in Guyana is the world's largest single-drop waterfall by the volume of water flowing over it. Kaieteur National Park, located in the southern Pakaraima Mountains in the Potaro-Siparuni Region of Guyana, covers a broad range of habitat types and is home to many species unique to the region.
Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pacaraima Mountains, a chain of tepui plateaus in South America. It serves as the tripoint of Venezuela, Guyana, and Brazil. These tabletop mountains are considered to be the oldest geological formations on Earth.