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Georgetown Destination Guide

Delve into Georgetown in Guyana!

Georgetown in the region of Demerara-Mahaica with it's 235,017 residents is a city in Guyana and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Georgetown

Current time in Georgetown is now 10:58 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "America / Guyana" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wales, Vreed-en-Hoop, Schoonord, Plaisance, Mabaruma or North East La Penitence. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 81 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1028.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 18th of December 2018
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Wednesday, 19th of December 2018
Moderate rain, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 27°C (80 °F)
Thursday, 20th of December 2018
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)

Videos

Georgetown Guyana Taniad's photos aroun...

01:29 min ( February 13, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Atlantic ocean (spray tide ebbing tide)...

00:19 min ( March 22, 2011 by cobaco)
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Sea bottom (spray tide ebbing tide) Of...

00:57 min ( March 22, 2011 by cobaco)
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Atlantic ocean, Guyana, Georgetown, Off shore, Sea bottom, Hard mud, No benthos, March 2011,


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Georgetown during the next days.

05
Feb
2019

Arrival Dinner And Barbeque

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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City Tour

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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06
Feb
2019

Drinks At Palm Court

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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07
Feb
2019

Visit To Arrowpoint Nature Resort (overnight)

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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08
Feb
2019

El Dorado/ Demerara Distillery Rum Tour

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Bank of Guyana

The Bank of Guyana is the central bank of Guyana. It was established in 1965 in advance of the country's independence in 1966. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6.813438|-58.165361||||||| |primary |name= }}

More reading: Bank of Guyana homepage
Located at 6.8, -58.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Banks established in 1965, Buildings and structures in Guyana, Central banks, Companies of Guyana, Economy of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana

Queen's College, Guyana

Queen's College is a secondary school in Georgetown, Guyana situated at the south-easterly junction of Camp Street and Thomas Lands. Students can enter the school through the National Grade Six Assessment(NGSA) and at the Lower 6th Form Level if the academic performance of the student at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate(CSEC) is satisfactory.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.8, -58.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1844, Georgetown, Guyana, Schools in Guyana

Demerara River

The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean. Georgetown, Guyana's largest seaport and capital, is situated on the east bank of the river's mouth. The Demerara's estuary is narrow and the flowrate is rapid. This scouring action maintains a 5-6 metre deep direct channel to the ocean.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.8, -58.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Guyana

Demerara

Demerara is a historical region in the Guianas on the north coast of South America which is now part of the country of Guyana. It was a Dutch colony until 1815 and a county of British Guiana from 1838 to 1958. It was located about the lower courses of the Demerara River, and its main town was Georgetown. The name "Demerara" comes from a variant of the Arawak word "Immenary" or "Dumaruni" which means "river of the letter wood".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.8, -58.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Dutch Guiana, Former British colonies, History of Guyana, Slavery, States and territories established in 1814

Georgetown, Guyana

Georgetown, estimated population 239,227 (2002 Guyana census), is the capital and largest city of Guyana, located in the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the Demerara River and it was nicknamed 'Garden City of the Caribbean. ' Georgetown is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|48|N|58|10|W||| | |name= }}. The city serves primarily as a retail and administrative centre. It also serves as a financial services centre.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.8, -58.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in South America, Georgetown, Guyana, History of Guyana, Populated places established in the 18th century, Populated places in Guyana, Port cities in South America