in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region, Guyana

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
3.383 and -59.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 3° 22' 59" and W -59° 47' 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: 05:59 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Guyana
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:47 am and 6:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-3.367 and 120.190 (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: 2024-05-23 08:16:57

Delve into Lethem

Lethem in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region with it's 716 habitants is located in Guyana about 262 mi (or 422 km) south-west of Georgetown, the country's capital town.

Current time in Lethem is now 05:59 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Guyana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Lethem. The closest airport in Guyana is Lethem Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Boa Vista, Santa Elena de Uairen, Mahdia, Linden and Bartica. 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 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 29% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

30°C (87 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 24th of May 2024

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Fronteira - Guiana x Brasil - Troca de faixa | Border - Guyana x Brazil - Exchange of track

Published: August 22, 2009
Length: 10:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Diogo Reiznaudtt Poetsch

Guiana x Brasil Troca de faixa na rodovia - Guiana x Brasil. Famosa mão inglesa. Lethem x Roraima Border Guyana x Brazil Changing lanes on the highway - Brazil vs. Guyana. left-hand...

Expedição à Amazônia - Visita ao PEF - Bonfim 2/2

Published: February 11, 2009
Length: 18:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DemolayDF

Visita da Ordem DeMolay ao Pelotão Especial de Fronteira na cidade de Bonfim - Parte 2/2 Grande Capítulo do Distrito Federal - Supremo Conselho da Ordem DeMolay para o Brasil ...

Lethem,guyana trail.

Published: May 17, 2018
Length: 34:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Errol Jones

Lethemtownweek 2018

Published: November 01, 2018
Length: 48:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Maya Barths

Group dance.


Published: November 23, 2018
Length: 33:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: O Campo é o Mundo com Gisele Ferraz

Olá amigos, Deus tem nos proporcionado alguns momentos incríveis que passamos aqui em Lethem - Guyana e quero compartilhar com vocês um pouco ...

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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.

Lethem, Guyana

Lethem is a town in Guyana, located in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region of the South American Country. It is named after Sir Gordon James Lethem, who was the Governor of British Guiana from 1941 to 12 April 1947.

Located at 3.38333, -59.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guyana, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo, Brazil–Guyana border crossings

Bonfim, Roraima

Bonfim is a municipality located in the mideast of the state of Roraima in Brazil. Its population is 12,626 and its area is 8,095 km². The city lies opposite the Takutu River from Lethem, Guyana. The Takutu River Bridge links Bonfim and Roraima with the town of Lethem and the Atlantic port of Georgetown, Guyana.

Located at 3.36, -59.8328 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Roraima, Brazil–Guyana border crossings

Takutu River Bridge

The Takutu River Bridge is a bridge across the Takutu River, linking Lethem in Guyana to Bonfim in Brazil. It was completed in 2009 and opened on 31 July 2009. Its official inauguration was on 14 September 2009, in the presence of leaders of both countries. It cost USD 5 million and was paid for by Brazil. The bridge was a project within the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America.

Located at 3.38011, -59.8144 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
International bridges, Brazil–Guyana border crossings, Bridges in Brazil, Bridges in Guyana

Lethem Airport

Lethem Airport is an airport serving Lethem, a town in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo region of Guyana.

Located at 3.3725, -59.7892 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Guyana, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Lethem.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bon Success, Lethen, Lethem, LTM