TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
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
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