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Bartica Destination Guide

Explore Bartica in Guyana

Bartica in the region of Cuyuni-Mazaruni with its 11,157 inhabitants is a place in Guyana - some 42 mi or ( 68 km ) South-West of Georgetown , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Bartica

Time in Bartica is now 10:28 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guyana " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Simirie, Saint Marys, Saint Edwards Mission, Poterima, and Mabaruma. Since you are here already, consider visiting Simirie . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Bartica ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Guyana - Berbice River/Jungle Trip (Canje Pheasant)

7:28 min by Dorin Bucata
Views: 23130 Rating: 4.33

In this first video taken in a trip through the jungle you will be able to see close images with Guyana National Bird. We were in a paddling boat. ..

Gold Search - Bartica,Purini,mazaruni trip (Pt.2)

43:53 min by SteveXnycperformance
Views: 2763 Rating: 0.00

A trip in the rain forest in search for raw gold and diamond. ..

GUYANA: Georgetown to Bartica

1:50 min by hehorn1
Views: 1389 Rating: 5.00

Traveling in Guyana: Road views from Georgetown towards East Bank Demerara, over the Demerara Harbor Bridge and then West Bank towards Essequibo River and Parika stelling. Speed boat to Bartica, and v ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Bartica, Essequibo, is a town on the left bank of the Essequibo River in Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region 7), at the confluence of the Cuyuni and Mazaruni Rivers with the Essequibo River in Venezuela. Considered the "Gateway to the Interior", the town has a population of about 15,000 and is the launching point for people who work in the bush, mining gold and diamonds.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.40 -58.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Populated places in Guyana

Bartica massacre

The Bartica Massacre refers to the murder of twelve residents of Bartica, Essequibo, Guyana, murdered by the criminal gang led by Rondell "Fineman" Rawlins. Rawlins and many of the other suspected gang members were later killed by Guyanese security forces. This massacre was part of a series of murders that appeared to have begun with the Mash Day Prison break.

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Located at 6.40 -58.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 2008 in Guyana, Crime in Guyana, Mass murder in 2008, Massacres in Guyana

Mazaruni River

The Mazaruni River is a tributary of the Essequibo River in northern Guyana. Its source is in the remote western forests of the Pakaraima Mountains and its confluence with the Cuyuni River is near Bartica. As it descends from the Guiana Highlands the river runs south-east, past Issano, then northward to Bartica. The river is a source of alluvial gold.

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Located at 6.42 -58.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Essequibo River, Rivers of Guyana

Cuyuni River

The Cuyuni River is a South American river and a tributary of the Essequibo River. It rises in the Guiana Highlands of Venezuela where it descends northward to El Dorado, and turns eastward to meander through the tropical rain forests of Guayana Esequiba. It finally turns southeastward, flowing to its confluence with the Mazaruni River. The Cuyuni River marks the limit of the disputed territory of Guayana Esequiba for approximately 100 km .

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Located at 6.38 -58.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Border rivers, Essequibo basin, Guyana–Venezuela border, History of Guyana, International rivers of South America, Rivers of Guyana, Rivers of Venezuela