in Barima-Waini Region, Guyana

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
8.200 and -59.783 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 8° 11' 59" and W -59° 46' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - GYD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:40 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:47 am and 5:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.304 and 120.232 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Wikipedia
This place on
Current travel safety evaluation for Guyana in South America

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Guyana.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Guyana. Last Update: 2023-09-26 08:36:11

Explore Mabaruma

Mabaruma in Barima-Waini Region with it's 717 inhabitants is a city in Guyana about 147 mi (or 237 km) north-west of Georgetown, the country's capital.

Local time in Mabaruma is now 08:40 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Mabaruma. The closest airport in Guyana is Mabaruma Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Curiapo, Anna Regina, El Palmer, Vreed-en-Hoop and Bartica. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 46% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 26th of September 2023

32°C (89 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 27th of September 2023

33°C (92 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 28th of September 2023

31°C (88 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Pig in a Pen

Published: August 14, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: dagatube

This little piggy is about to get greased up and then chased around...who catches the greased pig gets a money prize, family fun in Mabaruma, Guyana. ~ 2014.

Chasing the Greasy Pig Challenge

Published: August 14, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: dagatube

The game was to chase the greasy pig, winner is the one who is able to catch the pig, claims the pig ~ Guyana 2014.

Wings for Humanity: The Labore Family

Published: April 29, 2012
Length: 12:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tyler Quiring

The LaBore family has been living and working with the Guyanese people for more than 6 years to date. Through Wings for Humanity (Adventist World Aviation's Guyana project), they have been...

Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Hosororo is a community in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana, on the west bank of the Aruka River, 10 km from the river's mouth, and three miles from Mabaruma. It is known for its production of organic cocoa and is home to a nursery and propagation centre. http://www. agrinetguyana. org. gy/nari/locations/#hosororo. Originally an Arawak village known for its fertile soils, it is the earliest known site of cassava cultivation by Amerindians in Guyana, dating back some 3,850 years.

Located at 8.16667, -59.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guyana, Communities in Barima-Waini

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mabaruma, USI