New Amsterdam
in East Berbice-Corentyne Region, Guyana

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.248 and -57.517 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 14' 52" and W -57° 31' 1"
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: 10:47 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:41 am and 5:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-6.200 and 122.667 (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: 2024-04-16 08:26:06

Discover New Amsterdam

New Amsterdam in East Berbice-Corentyne Region with it's 35,039 citizens is a city in Guyana about 58 mi (or 94 km) south-east of Georgetown, the country's capital city.

Local time in New Amsterdam is now 10:47 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 New Amsterdam. The closest airport in Guyana is New Amsterdam Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Fort Wellington, Nieuw Nickerie, Linden, Georgetown 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 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 10%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

30°C (87 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

27°C (80 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 18th of April 2024

28°C (82 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

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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.

Berbice River

The Berbice River, located in eastern Guyana, rises in the highlands of the Rupununi region. The Berbice flows northward for 370 miles (595 km) through dense forests to the coastal plain. The river's tidal limit is between 160 and 320 km from the sea. The town of New Amsterdam is situated on the river’s east bank, approximately four miles inside the river’s estuary, where it enters the Atlantic Ocean. A new bridge over the river joins New Amsterdam to Rosignol.

Located at 6.28333, -57.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Guyana


Rosignol is a small town on the west bank of the Berbice River in Guyana at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|16|25|N|57|32|25|W|region:GY_type:city |primary |name= }}. The town is important because it has a port, the Rosignol Stelling, that is the main crossing point on the western bank of the Berbice River. New Amsterdam is on the east bank.

Located at 6.27361, -57.5403 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guyana, Mahaica-Berbice

Canje River

The Canje River, located in northeastern Guyana, is the main tributary of the Berbice River. It runs roughly parallel to the Atlantic Ocean coast. The Dutch established an outpost, Concordia Post, on the river. In 1763 a slave revolt began on two plantations on the Canje River. The Canje River supplies water to the Guyana Sugar Corporation's Skeldon Estate (c. 12,000 acres); Albion Estate (20,000 acres); and Rose Hall Estate (12,000 to 14,000 acres).

Located at 6.2619, -57.5198 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Guyana

Berbice High School

Berbice High School is a school in New Amsterdam, Guyana. The Boys' School was established on 5 September 1916, on the ground floor of the residence occupied by Rev. J. A. Scrimgeour, BA. Mr. C. A. Pugsley was the school's first Headmaster. Nine pupils were enrolled on the founding day.

Located at 6.25452, -57.515 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Guyana, History of Guyana, Educational institutions established in 1916

Crab Island, Guyana

Crab Island is an island located in the mouth of the Berbice River in Guyana, located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6.283|-57.517||||||| | |name= }}. Crab Island is so named due to the presence of numerous crabs there, and is approximately one mile in circumference. Before the British took over Berbice in 1815, the Dutch had a fort here called St. Andries.

Located at 6.283, -57.517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Guyana

Berbice Bridge

The Berbice Bridge is a pontoon bridge over the Berbice River near New Amsterdam in Guyana. The bridge is tolled and was opened on 23 December 2008. With the completion of the Berbice Bridge, and the earlier completion of the Coppename Bridge in Suriname in 1999, the Courantyne River is the only river between the Guyanese capital of Georgetown and the Surinamese capital of Paramaribo still left without a bridge.

Located at 6.281, -57.529 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Guyana, Pontoon bridges

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
New Amsterdam, Горад Нью-Амстэрдам, Nueva Ámsterdam, ניו אמסטרדם, QSX, 뉴암스테르담, Naujasis Amsterdamas, 新阿姆斯特丹