Georgetown
in Demerara-Mahaica Region, Guyana

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.804 and -58.155 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 48' 16" and W -58° 9' 18"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - GYD
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:25 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:46 am and 6:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-7.282 and 121.774 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Karumpa Timur
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Georgetown

Georgetown in Demerara-Mahaica Region with it's 235,017 citizens is a place in Guyana. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Georgetown is now 04:25 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports near Georgetown. The closest airport in Guyana is Ogle Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), East. 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: Vreed-en-Hoop, Anna Regina, Bartica, Fort Wellington and Linden. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

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

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1015.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 18% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown

Address
0,8 mi
Block Alpha, Battery Road, Kingston
Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kanhai's Center of Excellence

Address
0,4 mi
210 Charlotte Street, Lacytown
000592 Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Julian Guest House

Address
0,7 mi
331 Cummings Street
Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


an Ascend Hotel Collection Member The Opus Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
48 Croal Street Starbroek
592 STABROEK
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


CARA SUITES

Address
0,5 mi
176 MIDDLE STREET
Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


REGENCY SUITES HOTEL

Address
0,6 mi
98 HADFIELD ST WERK ENRUST
0 Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


CARA LODGE HOTEL

Address
0,8 mi
294 QUAMINA STREET
00000 Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Herdmanston Lodge

Address
0,9 mi
65 PETER ROSE AND ANIRA QUEENSTOWN
00000 GEORGETOWN
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


PRINCESS HOTEL GUYANA

Address
3,3 mi
LOT BX BLOCK Z PROVIDENCE
00000 East Bank Demerara
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


RAMADA GEORGETOWN PRINCESS HOT

Address
3,3 mi
TRACK BS, BLOCK Z PLANTATION PROVIDENCE, EAST BANK
GEORGETOWN
Guyana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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

Helicopter Tour Flight | Georgetown, Guyana 2014

Published: August 12, 2014
Length: 15:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rydal Shrivnauth

Helicopter Tour Flight around Georgetown, Guyana - 2014. Please turn on annotations. THANKS FOR WATCHING! Please click "LIKE" Took off from the National Stadium Grounds, circled the stadium,...


Sewage and The City - Part 1 - Real Problems

Published: June 23, 2013
Length: 11:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Real Guyana

This episode has taken us all around the city of Georgetown assessing a few of our major environmental problems. The garbage buildup, drainage and the sewage seeping onto our streets and into...


Georgetown Cricket Club - Real Landmark

Published: February 13, 2015
Length: 54:40 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Real Guyana

One for the cricket lovers! Take a quick tour of the historic Georgetown Cricket Club.


Sprawling Dilapidation Atlpilot36's photos around Georgetown, Guyana (guyana stinky seawall)

Published: December 17, 2010
Length: 46:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Atlpilot36's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/atlpilot36/2/1263634678/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Kaieteur Falls; Oh my God Els_and_peter's photos around Georgetown, Guyana (oh my god kaieteur)

Published: December 04, 2010
Length: 41:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Els_and_peter's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/els_and_peter/1/1257285714/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Tours-TV.com: Georgetown

Published: December 16, 2014
Length: 00:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Georgetown or “Garden City of the Caribbean” is the capital of Guyana. City's main income is from tourism: it attracts 86% visitors of the country. . Guyana. (乔治敦, ジョージタウ...


Guyanese GUYANA Garbage Must Clean-up (GGMC)

Published: May 02, 2014
Length: 48:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SteveXnycperformance

Let take a walk along the sideways of capital city Georgetown. The site of cooperate and natural waste line the streets,sideways and near by ponds and pot hole. Guyana is a beautiful country...


Photography and Memory

Published: November 26, 2014
Length: 50:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Karran Sahadeo

On the 6th of November 2014, Karran Sahadeo gave a talk at the Moray House Trust in Georgetown, Guyana about how our memories are effected by the camera and other gadgets. Sahadeo retraces...


Fruit Man Selling Fruits | Guyana 2015

Published: April 01, 2015
Length: 04:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rydal Shrivnauth

Man sells fruits from a cart in Georgetown, Guyana. THANKS FOR WATCHING!


Youth At The Center Of Development - Dr. Melissa Ifill

Published: February 10, 2015
Length: 41:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Guyana National Youth Council

An insightful look at young leaders and revolutionaries that have shaped Guyana. Dr. Melissa Ifill of the University of Guyana takes us on a journey through time as we revisit the youth of...


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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.

Georgetown, Guyana

Georgetown, estimated population 239,227 (2002 Guyana census), is the capital and largest city of Guyana, located in the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the Demerara River and it was nicknamed 'Garden City of the Caribbean. ' Georgetown is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|48|N|58|10|W||| | |name= }}. The city serves primarily as a retail and administrative centre. It also serves as a financial services centre.

Located at 6.8, -58.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Georgetown, Guyana, Capitals in South America, Populated places in Guyana, History of Guyana, Port cities in South America, Populated places established in the 18th century

Queen's College, Guyana

Queen's College is a secondary school in Georgetown, Guyana situated at the south-easterly junction of Camp Street and Thomas Lands. Students can enter the school through the National Grade Six Assessment(NGSA) and at the Lower 6th Form Level if the academic performance of the student at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate(CSEC) is satisfactory.

Located at 6.81428, -58.1637 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1844, Schools in Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana

Bank of Guyana

The Bank of Guyana is the central bank of Guyana. It was established in 1965 in advance of the country's independence in 1966. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6.813438|-58.165361||||||| |primary |name= }}

Located at 6.81344, -58.1654 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Central banks, Companies of Guyana, Economy of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana, Buildings and structures in Guyana, Banks established in 1965

St. Stanislaus College

St. Stanislaus College is a Grade A Senior Secondary School in Georgetown, Guyana. It has a student population of 500 and a teaching staff of forty. Admission to the school is normally through the Secondary Schools' Entrance Examination.

Located at 6.80842, -58.1655 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1866, Schools in Guyana

Guyana Zoo

Guyana Zoo (officially Guyana Zoological Park) is a zoo located in Georgetown, the capital of Guyana. The zoo officially opened in 1952, but its grounds had been used as botanical gardens since 1895. Some of its most popular attractions are Harpy Eagles and manatees. As of 2005, the zoo had approximately 25 staff. The Calgary Zoo has partnered with Guyana Zoo as "sister" zoos.

Located at 6.80605, -58.1463 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Zoos in Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana

Bishops' High School, Guyana

The Bishops' High School is ranked as one of best secondary schools in Georgetown, Guyana. It was established in 1870 by the Anglican Church as a ladies' school. The school later merged with Mrs. Vyfhuis' school, also founded in 1870, and then with the DeSaffon school. Mrs. Vyfhuis was offered headship of the combined schools in 1875. The school's first home was at Brickdam and Manget Place, and then at "Minto House" on Waterloo Street.

Located at 6.81428, -58.1637 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1870, Schools in Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana

Stabroek Market

Stabroek Market is a large market located in the capital city of Guyana, Georgetown. In 1842, the Georgetown Town Council designated the current location of the market on Water Street, officially recognizing it as a market despite the fact that it had served such a capacity for quite some time. The market was designed and constructed by the Edgemoor Iron Company of Delaware, USA over the period 1880-1881.

Located at 6.80993, -58.1676 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Commercial buildings completed in 1881, Georgetown, Guyana, Buildings and structures in Guyana

St. George's Cathedral, Georgetown

St. George's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Georgetown, Guyana and is one of the tallest wooden churches in the world, at a height of 43.5 metres . It is the seat of the Bishop of Guyana. St. George's was designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield and opened on 24 August 1892. The building was completed in 1899. It is located on Church Street in Georgetown, and has been designated a National Monument.

Located at 6.81278, -58.1636 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Georgetown, Guyana, Cathedrals in Guyana, Church buildings in the Caribbean, Anglican churches in the Caribbean, Religious buildings completed in 1894, 19th-century Anglican church buildings, Anglican cathedrals in South America

St. Andrew's Kirk, Georgetown

St. Andrews Kirk is the oldest building in Georgetown, Guyana continually in use for religious purposes. The Dutch Reformed congregation laid its foundations in 1811. However, due to financial difficulties it was acquired by Scottish Presbyterians and was formally opened for service on 28 February 1818. It was the first church built by the Europeans in which slaves were allowed to worship. It is situated near the Parliament Building on the north eastern corner of Brickdam. Rev.

Located at 6.80952, -58.1663 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Georgetown, Guyana, Churches in Guyana, Religious buildings completed in 1818, Dutch Reformed Church buildings

State House, Guyana

State House (formerly "Government House") located in Georgetown, is the official residence of the President of Guyana. It was previously the official residence of the Governor of British Guiana before the colony gained independence and became Guyana. The building dates back to 1858. It was the residence of the Governor General and in 1970, the country's first president, Arthur Chung, resided there.

Located at 6.80639, -58.1508 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government buildings completed in 1858, Official residences in Guyana, Presidential palaces, Government Houses of the British Empire and Commonwealth, British Guiana

Bourda

The Bourda is a cricket ground in Georgetown, Guyana, used by the Guyanese cricket team for matches with other nations in the Caribbean as well as some Test matches involving the West Indies. Located in Bourda in Georgetown, Guyana, between Regent Street and North Road, it is home to the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC). The ground is reminiscent of old baseball stadiums, due to its cantilever stands.

Located at 6.80817, -58.1499 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Houses completed in 1884, Test cricket grounds in the West Indies, Cricket grounds in Guyana, Buildings and structures in Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana, Football venues in Guyana

Georgetown City Hall

Georgetown City Hall is a nineteenth-century Gothic Revival building located on the corner of Regent Street and Avenue of the Republic in Georgetown, Guyana. The building was designed by architect Reverend Ignatius Scoles in 1887, and was completed in June 1889. The building houses the offices of the Mayor, the City Council, and the City Engineer.

Located at 6.81112, -58.1649 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government buildings completed in 1889, Georgetown, Guyana, Buildings and structures in Guyana, Historic sites in Guyana

Georgetown Cenotaph

The Georgetown Cenotaph is a war memorial in Georgetown, Guyana, located at the junction of Main and Church Streets. The Cenotaph was unveiled on August 14, 1923, by the then Governor, Graeme Thomson, and the first Armistice Day observance took place at the Church Street Monument on 11 November 1923. On the four faces of the base of the Cenotaph are inscribed the four words - Devotion, Humanity, Fortitude, and Sacrifice.

Located at 6.81362, -58.1652 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Monuments and memorials in Guyana, Cenotaphs, World War I memorials, World War II memorials

Company Path Garden

Company Path Garden is a small garden on the west side of the Avenue of the Republic in Georgetown, Guyana, between Church and North Streets. During colonial times, “company path” was the name given to a road used by the propertied class as an access road from the river to their lands. The company path, in this case, extended from the side of the Demerara River along the path on which the Bank of Guyana was built and eastwards beyond the Avenue of the Republic.

Located at 6.81312, -58.1644 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana, Gardens in Guyana

Georgetown Football Stadium

Georgetown Football Stadium is a multi-use stadium on Vlissengen Road in Georgetown, Guyana. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 2,000 people.

Located at 6.80821, -58.1489 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Guyana

Splashmins Fun Park

Splashmins Fun Park and Resort is an amusement park in Georgetown, Guyana. It is located on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway. The theme park features shows, pristine plant life and beaches. The Park is built on one hundred and sixty four acres of amidst numerous species of flora and a variety of fauna which include spectacular bird life. Splashmins is a privately owned resort.

Located at 6.81208, -58.1594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Georgetown, Guyana, Amusement parks in Guyana

Guyana National Museum

Guyana National Museum was established on 13 February 1868. The idea of starting a museum was conceived by members of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society (RACS) of British Guiana. When RACS was established in 1844, one of its aims was to construct a Museum to house local minerals, soils, timbers, fruits, seeds, gums, resins, dyes and drugs, as well as the flora and fauna of the country. British explorer Robert Schomburgk, the German botanist Carl Ferdinand Appun, Mr Bratt, and W.H.

Located at 6.81361, -58.1657 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana, Natural history of Guyana, National museums, Buildings and structures in Guyana

St. Rose's High School, Guyana

St. Rose's Secondary High School is a government school on Church Street in Georgetown, Guyana, serving students in grades 7-12 in Georgetown, Guyana. To be accepted into the school, the student must receive a certain grade in their Secondary Schools Entrance Examination (SSEE). This is the fourth highest school in Guyana, closely followed by St. Joseph High School (Guyana).

Located at 6.81207, -58.1594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1847, Schools in Guyana

Roman Catholic Diocese of Georgetown

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Georgetown (erected 12 April 1837, as the Vicariate Apostolic of British Guiana) is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Port of Spain. It was elevated to the Diocese of Georgetown on 29 February 1956. The diocese's cathedral, the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, is located in Georgetown, Guyana.

Located at 6.80722, -58.1619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Roman Catholic dioceses in South America, Religious organizations established in 1837, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 19th century

National Library of Guyana

The National Library of Guyana (formerly known as the Carnegie Free Library, the Georgetown Free Public Library and the Free Public Library) is the legal deposit and copyright library for Guyana. Unlike many national libraries, it is also a public lending library and the headquarters of Guyana's public library service, with branches extending throughout the country. Founded in 1909, the National Library of Guyana is situated on the corner of Church Street and Main Street in central Georgetown.

Located at 6.81381, -58.1646 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Library buildings completed in 1909, Guyanese culture, National libraries, Libraries in Guyana, Deposit libraries

The Business School Guyana

The Business School was founded in 1975 by Erma Bovell. Bovell, a deeply religious individual, started the school to provide secretarial training for girls from low-income households. These girls were unable to get an education in the public school system in Guyana. This training provided them opportunities to gain employment and to play a positive role in their curriculum. The Business School is located in the heart of Georgetown, Guyana at 43 Brickdam.

Located at 6.80762, -58.161 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Education in Guyana, Educational institutions established in 1975

Capture of Demerara and Essequibo

The Capture of Demerara and Essequibo was a French military expedition sent in January 1782 as part of the American Revolutionary War. In 1781, the Dutch colonies of Essequibo and Demerara were captured by a British squadron of Admiral Lord Rodney's fleet; the French took possession of these settlements, compelling British Governor Robert Kinston to surrender. The peace of Paris, which occurred in 1783 restored these territories to the Dutch.

Located at 6.8, -58.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1779, Naval battles of the American Revolutionary War, Naval battles involving France, Naval battles involving Great Britain, , , 1779 in France

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Guyana)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the government ministry of Guyana responsible for directing the nation's external relations and the operations of its international diplomatic missions. Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett has directed the ministry as Minister of Foreign Affairs since April 2008. The ministry is located in Guyana's capital city, Georgetown.

Located at 6.80624, -58.1516 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Politics of Guyana, Government of Guyana, Foreign affairs ministries

Bourda Cemetery, Guyana

Bourda Cemetery is an eighteenth-century cemetery situated on Bourda Street in Georgetown, Guyana. Formerly known as "Bourda's Walk", Bourda cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Georgetown, and the only surviving plantation cemetery in the city. It is considered a national landmark and has been listed as a national monument by the National Trust of Guyana.

Located at 6.80889, -58.1583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Articles created via the Article Wizard, Historic sites in Guyana, Buildings and structures in Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana

Castellani House, Guyana

Castellani House is a large nineteenth-century building, which is situated on the corner of Vlissengen Road and Homestretch Avenue in Georgetown, Guyana. It was designed and constructed by the Maltese architect, Cesar Castellani, between 1879 and 1882. Originally serving as a residence for colonial government officials, Castellani House has been the home of Guyana's National Art Gallery since 1993.

Located at 6.80604, -58.1499 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Articles created via the Article Wizard, Buildings and structures in Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana, , Historic sites in Guyana, Houses completed in 1882

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07 Oct
2019

GUYANA SUMMIT ON THE FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT(FCPA)
Starting at: 05:15 am (05:15).
More Information: eventful.com.

23 Oct
2019

LamahaSt
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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