Phoenix Town
in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region, Guyana

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.800 and -58.200 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 48' 0" and W -58° 12' 0"
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: 07:14 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:44 am and 6:01 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-7.282 and 121.774 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Karumpa Timur
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

Discover Phoenix Town

Phoenix Town in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region is a town in Guyana a little west of Georgetown, the country's capital city.

Current time in Phoenix Town is now 07:14 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports near Phoenix Town. The closest airport in Guyana is Ogle Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Vreed-en-Hoop, Georgetown, Anna Regina, Bartica and Fort Wellington. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 43% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Sunday, 14th of April 2024

31°C (88 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 15th of April 2024

32°C (89 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown

Address
2,3 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
2,9 mi
210 Charlotte Street, Lacytown
000592 Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


Julian Guest House

Address
3,2 mi
331 Cummings Street
Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


REGENCY SUITES HOTEL

Address
2,6 mi
98 HADFIELD ST WERK ENRUST
0 Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


CARA LODGE HOTEL

Address
2,8 mi
294 QUAMINA STREET
00000 Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


an Ascend Hotel Collection Member The Opus Hotel

Address
2,9 mi
48 Croal Street Starbroek
592 STABROEK
Guyana

Time Information

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


RAMADA GEORGETOWN PRINCESS HOT

Address
3,0 mi
TRACK BS, BLOCK Z PLANTATION PROVIDENCE, EAST BANK
GEORGETOWN
Guyana

Time Information

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


PRINCESS HOTEL GUYANA

Address
3,0 mi
LOT BX BLOCK Z PROVIDENCE
00000 East Bank Demerara
Guyana

Time Information

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


CARA SUITES

Address
3,6 mi
176 MIDDLE STREET
Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


Herdmanston Lodge

Address
3,7 mi
65 PETER ROSE AND ANIRA QUEENSTOWN
00000 GEORGETOWN
Guyana

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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Helicopter Tour Flight | Georgetown, Guyana 2014

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

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Riverfront on the Wharfs of Stabroek Market in Georgetown, Guyana

Published: September 05, 2013
Length: 49:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Tours-TV.com: Georgetown

Published: December 16, 2014
Length: 00:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Photography and Memory

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

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Fruit Man Selling Fruits | Guyana 2015

Published: April 01, 2015
Length: 04:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Youth At The Center Of Development - Dr. Melissa Ifill

Published: February 10, 2015
Length: 41:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: July 02, 2013
Length: 30:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: March 05, 2015
Length: 19:43 min
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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 2 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

Demerara

Demerara is a historical region in the Guianas on the north coast of South America which is now part of the country of Guyana. It was a Dutch colony until 1815 and a county of British Guiana from 1838 to 1958. It was located about the lower courses of the Demerara River, and its main town was Georgetown. The name "Demerara" comes from a variant of the Arawak word "Immenary" or "Dumaruni" which means "river of the letter wood".

Located at 6.8121, -58.1701 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former British colonies, Dutch Guiana, Slavery, History of Guyana, States and territories established in 1814

Demerara River

The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean. Georgetown, Guyana's largest seaport and capital, is situated on the east bank of the river's mouth. The Demerara's estuary is narrow and the flowrate is rapid. This scouring action maintains a 5-6 metre deep direct channel to the ocean.

Located at 6.8121, -58.1701 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Guyana

National Milling Company of Guyana

National Milling Company of Guyana (NAMILCO), a subsidiary of U.S. based Seaboard Corporation, is the oldest commercial flour mill in Guyana. It started operations in 1969. The mill is located on Water Street, Agricola, Georgetown.

Located at 6.77814, -58.174 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Companies of 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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Commercial buildings completed in 1881, Georgetown, Guyana, Buildings and structures in Guyana

Demerara-Essequibo

The colony of Demerara-Essequibo was created on 13 August 1814 when the British combined the colonies of Demerara and Essequibo. On 20 November 1815 the colony was formally ceded to Britain by the Netherlands. The colony continued to use Dutch denominations of currency even though under British control. The issued coins ranging from 3 bits up to 3 Guilder. These coins were minted with the colonies name on it, and were minted from 1809 to 1835.

Located at 6.8121, -58.1701 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Guyana

Vreed en Hoop

Vreed en Hoop is a town at the mouth of the Demerara River on its left bank, in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region of Guyana, located at an {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|47|59.9|N|58|10|59.9|W| |primary |name= }} altitude 0 metres. It is the location of the Regional Democratic Council Office thus making it the Administrative Center for the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region #3) of Guyana.

Located at 6.79997, -58.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guyana

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 2 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