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Maria Johanna Destination Guide

Discover Maria Johanna in Guyana

Maria Johanna in the region of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara is a place located in Guyana - some 23 mi or ( 37 km ) North-West of Georgetown , the country's capital .

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Local time in Maria Johanna is now 01:31 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guyana " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vergenoegen, Tuschen, Riverstown, Pomona, and Parika. When in this area, you might want to check out Vergenoegen . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Maria Johanna ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Wakenaam

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 6.97 -58.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Islands of Guyana

Leguan Island

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.

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Located at 6.92 -58.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Islands of Guyana, River islands of South America

Zeelandia, Guyana

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.

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Located at 7.02 -58.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Populated places in Guyana

Parika

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.

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Located at 6.87 -58.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Populated places in Guyana

Essequibo River

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.

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Located at 7.03 -58.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Essequibo River, Rivers of Guyana, Rivers of Venezuela