Guayana Province

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Map of Guayana in 1599
Map of Venezuela in 1810, by Agostino Codazzi; Guayana Province is in yellow.

Guayana Province (1585 - 1864) was a province of the Spanish Empire and later of Venezuela. It was incorporated into the Captaincy General of Venezuela in 1776 and covered a territory roughly equal to today's Guayana Region and Guyana. From 1591 to 1739 it additionally covered modern Trinidad and Tobago, being merged with Trinidad Province, as Trinidad-Guayana Province.