Vreed-en-Hoop
in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region, Guyana

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.809 and -58.198 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 48' 33" and W -58° 11' 52"
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: 04:20 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:39 am and 5:41 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
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: 2022-10-05 08:19:37

Touring Vreed-en-Hoop

Vreed-en-Hoop in Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region with it's 3,073 residents is a town located in Guyana a little west of Georgetown, the country's capital place.

Time in Vreed-en-Hoop is now 04:20 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Vreed-en-Hoop. 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).

Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Georgetown, Anna Regina, Bartica, Fort Wellington and Linden. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 14%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 5th of October 2022

28°C (82 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 6th of October 2022

29°C (84 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 7th of October 2022

30°C (86 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown

Address
2,2 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
2,7 mi
210 Charlotte Street, Lacytown
000592 Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


Julian Guest House

Address
3,0 mi
331 Cummings Street
Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


REGENCY SUITES HOTEL

Address
2,4 mi
98 HADFIELD ST WERK ENRUST
0 Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


CARA LODGE HOTEL

Address
2,5 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
2,7 mi
48 Croal Street Starbroek
592 STABROEK
Guyana

Time Information

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


CARA SUITES

Address
3,4 mi
176 MIDDLE STREET
Georgetown
Guyana

Time Information

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


Herdmanston Lodge

Address
3,5 mi
65 PETER ROSE AND ANIRA QUEENSTOWN
00000 GEORGETOWN
Guyana

Time Information

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


RAMADA GEORGETOWN PRINCESS HOT

Address
3,5 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
3,6 mi
LOT BX BLOCK Z PROVIDENCE
00000 East Bank Demerara
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

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,...


Riverfront on the Wharfs of Stabroek Market in Georgetown, Guyana

Published: September 05, 2013
Length: 49:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Michael Noel

View from the end of the wharfs in the bustling Stabroek Market in Georgetown, Guyana.


Tours-TV.com: Georgetown

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

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Guyanese GUYANA Garbage Must Clean-up (GGMC)

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

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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...


Wedding Expo 2015 30sec TV Ad

Published: February 19, 2015
Length: 20:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Roraima Airways

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VOICE OF THE PEOPLE OF .GUYANA.

Published: March 05, 2015
Length: 19:43 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: VOP P

ALL PROGRAMMING IS THE SOLD RIGHTS OF VOICE OF THE PEOPLE WHICH IS THE EXTENDED ARM OF :JUSTICE FOR ALL PARTY.(JFAP)


VOICE OF THE PEOPLE OF .GUYANA.

Published: June 03, 2014
Length: 18:52 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: VOP P

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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.

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

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1866, Schools in 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

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Georgetown, Guyana, Churches in Guyana, Religious buildings completed in 1818, Dutch Reformed Church buildings

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

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana, Natural history of Guyana, National museums, Buildings and structures in Guyana


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Vreed en Hoop, Vreed-en-Hoop