Port Kaituma
in Barima-Waini Region, Guyana

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
7.730 and -59.875 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 7° 43' 47" and W -59° 52' 30"
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: 01:24 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:47 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.304 and 120.232 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Delve into Port Kaituma

Port Kaituma in Barima-Waini Region is a town located in Guyana about 134 mi (or 216 km) north-west of Georgetown, the country's capital town.

Time in Port Kaituma is now 01:24 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Port Kaituma. The closest airport in Guyana is Mabaruma Airport in a distance of 33 mi (or 53 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mabaruma, Curiapo, Anna Regina, Bartica and Vreed-en-Hoop. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 77% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

31°C (88 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

30°C (87 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Sir Tooke in Guyana

Published: November 20, 2010
Length: 48:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dan the Jazzman

In 2005-6 I spent a year teaching science at a secondary school in Port Kaituma, Guyana, and loved it so much that I paid a return visit in September 2010. It was challenging, life-affirming,...

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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.


Jonestown was the informal name for the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, an intentional community in northwestern Guyana formed by the Peoples Temple led by Jim Jones. It became internationally notorious when on November 18, 1978; 918 people died in the settlement, in a nearby airstrip, and in Georgetown (Guyana's capital). The name of the settlement became synonymous with the incidents at those locations.

Located at 7.70496, -59.9061 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
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Mass murder in Guyana, Mass murder in 1978, 1978 in Guyana, Massacres in Guyana, Peoples Temple, New religious movements, Intentional communities, Former populated places in Guyana, Murder in Guyana, Ghost towns in South America, Suicide in Guyana, Utopian communities

Port Kaituma Community School

Port Kaituma Community School (PKCS) is a learning centre located in Port Kaituma within the Barima-Waini administrative region of Guyana.

Located at 7.73333, -59.8833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Guyana

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kaituma, Port Kaituma, PKM