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Discover Parika in Guyana

Parika in the region of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara with its 4,081 habitants is a town located in Guyana - some 19 mi or ( 30 km ) West of Georgetown , the country's capital .

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Local time in Parika is now 12:45 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guyana " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Uitvlugt, Sarah, Ridge, Melville, and Maria Johanna. When in this area, you might want to check out Uitvlugt . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Parika ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 4 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Populated places in 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 9 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Islands of Guyana, River islands of South America

Hogg Island, Guyana

Hogg Island, (sometimes referred to as Hog Island) is the largest of the hundreds of islands in the Essequibo River in Guyana, it is located just 5 km from the river's mouth in its estuary into the Atlantic Ocean, located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|49|27|N|58|31|54|W|region:GY |primary |name= }}. With a total area of 23 square miles this island is larger than many of the other Caribbean islands.

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Located at 6.82 -58.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Islands of Guyana, River islands of South America

Meten-Meer-Zorg

Meten-Meer-Zorg is a village located on the West Coast of Demerara in Guyana. The village was settled in the mid-1900s by the nearby workers at the Sugar Estate. The core of the village life was centered around "Middle Street".

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Located at 6.88 -58.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Populated places in Guyana

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.

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Located at 6.97 -58.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Islands of Guyana