Key: 2130  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 18
Issued: 6506 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 214,969 sq.km; Population - 697,000; Capital - Georgetown
A Republic, located on the northeast coast of South America. Sugar, rice and
bauxite are exported.
A former crown colony of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.), BRITISH GUIANA, which gained full
independence on May 26th, 1966 and renamed as Guyana. On February 23rd, 1970
became a republic, a member of the British Commonwealth.
First stamps issued in 1966. Indirect UPU membership since April 1st 1877,
direct since 22nd, march 1967. Annual output about 300. The high production mainly
aimed at the philatelic market, with no postal actual need.
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Inscriptions
GUYANA INDEPENDENCE 1966 overprinted on stamps of British Guiana
GUYANA SOUTH AMERICA
GUYANA

Index
   GUYANA
      Republic 1970-
      Express Letter Stamps
      Parcel Post Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
      Official Stamps
      Official Parcel Post Stamps
      Postal Fiscal Stamps
 
Currency
100 Cents = 1 Dollar
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Related Countries

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)

BRITISH GUIANA
British Guiana