in Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region, Guyana

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.408 and -58.622 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 24' 28" and W -58° 37' 18"
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: 09:47 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:04 am and 6:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-6.800 and 120.800 (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: 2024-03-05 08:22:39

Delve into Bartica

Bartica in Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region with it's 11,157 habitants is a city located in Guyana about 42 mi (or 68 km) south-west of Georgetown, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bartica is now 09:47 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Bartica. The closest airport in Guyana is Bartica A Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km), South-West. 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: Linden, Vreed-en-Hoop, Georgetown, Anna Regina and Fort Wellington. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 78% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 5th of March 2024

31°C (87 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 6th of March 2024

33°C (91 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Thursday, 7th of March 2024

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Essequibo river view from Golden beach Bartica / Guyana

Published: July 04, 2012
Length: 12:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: bambataa4ever

Essequibo river view from Bartica Golden Beach.

Night view of outside the Ease the stress bar in Bartica / Guyana

Published: July 04, 2012
Length: 34:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: bambataa4ever

Night view outside d Ease d stress bar in Bartica / Guyana.

Jet Ski passing from Bartica Golden Beach

Published: July 04, 2012
Length: 09:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bambataa4ever

Jet Ski passing from Bartica Golden Beach.

Bartica beach sunrise early morning....

Published: July 04, 2012
Length: 14:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bambataa4ever

Date : 21/April/2010 Time : 05:31 am.

Visit to Aruwai white H20 resort Guyana

Published: August 13, 2018
Length: 21:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thunderbolt Couple

My trip to Aruwai white H20 Resort Guyana , one of the most relaxing resort in Guyana. Aruwai is located in the Essequibo river (the longest river of ...

Climbing up "The Rail" - Cuyuni River

Published: May 26, 2019
Length: 23:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rvssian Kartel

An early morning journey through the popularly dangerous river rapid "The Rail" officially name Matuk Falls located 30 mins from Bartica going up the Cuyuni ...

Coming down "the rail" - Cuyuni River, Guyana.

Published: May 26, 2019
Length: 24:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rvssian Kartel

Speed boat captain powers down a popularly dangerous rapid name Matuk Falls aka "The Rail" . Three drops and a dangerous turn at the bottom. A main route ...

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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.


Bartica, Essequibo, is a town on the left bank of the Essequibo River in Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region 7), at the confluence of the Cuyuni and Mazaruni Rivers with the Essequibo River in Venezuela. Considered the "Gateway to the Interior", the town has a population of about 15,000 and is the launching point for people who work in the bush, mining gold and diamonds.

Located at 6.4, -58.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guyana, Cuyuni-Mazaruni

Mazaruni River

The Mazaruni River is a tributary of the Essequibo River in northern Guyana. Its source is in the remote western forests of the Pakaraima Mountains and its confluence with the Cuyuni River is near Bartica. As it descends from the Guiana Highlands the river runs south-east, past Issano, then northward to Bartica. The river is a source of alluvial gold.

Located at 6.41667, -58.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Guyana, Essequibo River

Bartica massacre

The Bartica Massacre refers to the murder of twelve residents of Bartica, Essequibo, Guyana, murdered by the criminal gang led by Rondell "Fineman" Rawlins. Rawlins and many of the other suspected gang members were later killed by Guyanese security forces. This massacre was part of a series of murders that appeared to have begun with the Mash Day Prison break.

Located at 6.4, -58.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2008, Crime in Guyana, 2008 in Guyana, Massacres in Guyana

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Barteke, Bartica, GFO