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Explore Elizabeth in Guyana
Elizabeth in the region of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara is a town in Guyana - some 21 mi or ( 33 km ) North-West of Georgetown , the country's capital city .
Current time in Elizabeth is now 12:01 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guyana " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zeelandia, Uitvlugt, Tuschen, Riverstown, and Pomona. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zeelandia . Where to go and what to see in Elizabeth ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Leguan Island is a small island situated in the delta of the Essequibo River on the coast of Guyana, South America. The island is shaped like a gull wing and is nine miles (14 km) long and 2 miles wide at its widest making it roughly twelve square miles in area.
Located at 6.92 -58.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Wakenaam is an island of about 17.5 square miles at the mouth of the Essequibo River of Guyana. It was settled at one time by the Dutch in the 18th Century; the name Wakenaam is Dutch meaning "waiting for a name". The island, like most other islands in the Essequibo River in Guyana, is characterized by green vegetation, blue skies and cool breeze from the Atlantic.
Located at 6.97 -58.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Parika is a port township located in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region of Guyana. It is popular for its ferry service, operated by the Ministry of Transportation, to and from the Essequibo Islands and West Demerara area. It is also notable for its Sunday markets. The East Bank, Essequibo township has seen considerable developments and investments by the private sector, especially in the area of financial services. Parika has more banks than anywhere else in the region.
Located at 6.87 -58.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Zeelandia, a community in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region of Guyana, is one of many villages and plantations on Wakenaam, the most developed of the Essequibo River islands. Located at the extreme northern end of the island facing the Atlantic Ocean, Zeelandia is a fishing village.
Located at 7.02 -58.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
The Esequibo River is the largest river in Guyana,and the largest river between the Orinoco and Amazon. Rising in the Acarai Mountains near the Brazil-Guyana-Venezuela border, the Essequibo flows to the north for 1,010 km through forest and savanna into the Atlantic Ocean.
Located at 7.03 -58.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.