in Demerara-Mahaica Region, Guyana
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.819 and -58.086 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 49' 7" and W -58° 5' 11"
- 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: 09:56 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: America/Guyana
- UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:10 am and 5:59 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -7.282 and 121.774 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Karumpa Timur
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-01-26 08:18:41
Delve into Beterverwagting
Beterverwagting in Demerara-Mahaica Region is located in Guyana a little east of Georgetown, the country's capital town.
Current time in Beterverwagting is now 09:56 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Beterverwagting. The closest airport in Guyana is Ogle Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Georgetown, Vreed-en-Hoop, Anna Regina, Fort Wellington and Bartica. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Friday, 27th of January 2023
27°C (81 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Saturday, 28th of January 2023
27°C (81 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.
Sunday, 29th of January 2023
27°C (81 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown
Julian Guest House
Kanhai's Center of Excellence
an Ascend Hotel Collection Member The Opus Hotel
CARA LODGE HOTEL
REGENCY SUITES HOTEL
Videos from this area
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Sewage and The City - Part 1 - Real Problems
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Sprawling Dilapidation Atlpilot36's photos around Georgetown, Guyana (guyana stinky seawall)
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Kaieteur Falls; Oh my God Els_and_peter's photos around Georgetown, Guyana (oh my god kaieteur)
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Talking Parrots in Guyana Zoo
Very talkative pair of Parrots. When the camera stopped rolling, they would pick at each other and then simulate a human laugh. This was taken at the Guyana Zoo in Georgetown this past Christmas...
Venezuela y Guyana fortalecen lazos bilaterales
Venezuela y Guyana lograron ampliar aún más los lazos de cooperación y de buena vecindad, ayer los cancilleres de ambos países firmaron varios acuerdos en la ciudad de Georgetown con la...
Venezuela y Guyana afianzan lazos bilaterales
Los presidentes de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro y Donald Ramotar, de Guyana, se reunieron en Georgetown para afianzar los lazos bilateral en todas las áreas: comercial, energía, producción...
Rechazan Venezuela y Guyana posible ataque de EE.UU. a Siria
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Venezuela y Guyana fortalecen vínculos bilaterales
El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores venezolano, Elías Jaua, informó que ya está pronta a ser inaugurada en Guyana la casa de acogimiento social Hugo Chávez, para personas en situación...
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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.
University of Guyana
The University of Guyana, in Georgetown, Guyana, is a public university established in 1963 by the Guyanese government.
Guyana School of Agriculture
The Guyana School of Agriculture (GSA) is a post-secondary college of agricultural education in Guyana, established in 1963. It offers two-year diploma and certificate courses.
Cyril Potter College of Education
The Cyril Potter College of Education is a teacher training college in Guyana. The main institute is located at Turkeyen, and there are branches located in New Amsterdam, Rose Hall, Linden, Vreed-en-Hoop and Anna Regina. Teachers have to travel from rural areas to attend classes. It is descended from the Teachers’ Training Centre (TTC), Guyana's first teacher training college, established in 1928.
Ogle Airport is located on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Guyana, 6 miles east of the capital, Georgetown. In 2003 the airport was a local hub shuttling some 50,000 passengers and 1,800 tons of cargo annually. Construction began that year to expand the facility to an international airport with upgraded facilities for immigration, customs, air traffic control, health and fire service.
Beterverwagting, also known as B. V, is a village located in South America Guyana; on the East Coast of the Demerara River. Located roughly 10 miles from the capital, Georgetown, its an important feeder village for the sugar estate located in La Bonne Intention, a village adjacent to it. The name Beterverwagting comes from the Dutch words "Beter verwachting" which literally means "better expectation". It was the birthplace of British actor and singer Cy Grant.
The International University-Guyana
The International University-Guyana is a degree granting institution and external center for a number of overseas higher learning institutions, based in Georgetown, Guyana. In 1994, Dr. Godfrey Sears, a dual doctoral degree holder in psychology and business management obtained permission from the government of Guyana to establish The International Institute of Professional Management and Engineering (IIPME).
Pattensen, Turkeyen (Sophia)
The area developed during 1986, when land previously used for the cultivation of rice and rearing of fish began to be occupied. The area was called “farmers field” since it was used mainly for farming. However, a few short years later almost 400 persons had moved into the area. It was all swamp and mud when persons decided to use the area for housing.
Plaisance is a village in Guyana between Better Hope and Goedverwagting. It was purchased by freed slaves from cattle farmer A J Watershodt for $39,000 after the abolition of slavery in 1838. It was officially declared a village in 1892. Famous people associated with the village include musician brothers Eddy Grant and Rudy Grant, who were born there.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Beterverwagting.
- Anna Regina
- Fort Wellington
- New Amsterdam
- Nieuw Nickerie
- Nieuw Amsterdam
- Santa Elena de Uairen
- El Palmer
- Rio Claro
- Boa Vista
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: