in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region, Guyana

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.900 and -58.433 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 54' 0" and W -58° 25' 59"
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: 02:48 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:46 am and 6:13 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-7.282 and 121.731 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Karumpa Barat
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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: 2024-07-24 07:55:55

Delve into Louisiana

Louisiana in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region is a town located in Guyana about 20 mi (or 32 km) west of Georgetown, the country's capital town.

Time in Louisiana is now 02:48 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Louisiana. The closest airport in Guyana is Ogle Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 38 km), East. 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: Vreed-en-Hoop, Georgetown, Anna Regina, Bartica and Linden. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 13% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

29°C (84 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 26th of July 2024

27°C (81 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Leatherback Turtle Nesting in Guyana - Conservation International (CI)

Published: June 29, 2009
Length: 30:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ConservationDotOrg

http://www.conservation.org At CI, we are passionate about conservation without limitations. Many of us vacation to destinations where conservation is in practice in local communities....

Andy’s Auto Sale, Guyana

Published: August 10, 2018
Length: 24:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thunderbolt Couple

For the best deals on wheels visit Andy's Auto Sale 38 Meten- Meer-Zorg, West-Coast-Demerara, Guyana ☎ +592671-7701/+592275-0481 Facebook ...

A journey through my place of work

Published: February 14, 2019
Length: 42:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: The Good Vlogger

Hi guys I'm back again with another video, in this one you will see where i work and some of future Generation of this beautiful country we call home!

How to catch shrimps using Chinese Seine in Guyana

Published: March 04, 2018
Length: 51:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daniel Bissoondial

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A Drive In Guyana

Published: January 07, 2019
Length: 49:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Christopher Benn

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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.


Parika is a port township located in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region of Guyana. It is popular for its ferry service, operated by the Ministry of Transportation, to and from the Essequibo Islands and West Demerara area. It is also notable for its Sunday markets. The East Bank, Essequibo township has seen considerable developments and investments by the private sector, especially in the area of financial services. Parika has more banks than anywhere else in the region.

Located at 6.86667, -58.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guyana, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara

Leguan Island

Leguan Island is a small island situated in the delta of the Essequibo River on the coast of Guyana, South America. The island is shaped like a gull wing and is nine miles (14 km) long and 2 miles wide at its widest making it roughly twelve square miles in area.

Located at 6.91667, -58.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Guyana, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, River islands of South America