Georgetown, Guyana

What is Georgetown, Guyana known for?


matches played

-19s team twelve times between 1996 and 1998 before making his debut for the USA against a combined Minor Counties (Minor counties of English cricket) side on a tour of England in 2000. Other matches played by Steve Massiah at CricketArchive He made his List A (List A cricket) debut later in the year, playing in the Red Stripe Bowl (KFC Cup) against Jamaica national

cricket team Jamaica , Canada (Canada national cricket team), Barbados (Barbados national cricket team) and Trinidad & Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago national cricket team). List A matches played by Steve Massiah at CricketArchive He was educated at Queen's College (Queen's College, Guyana), Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana. Then he began studying


series victory

century, 116 and 64* in the Third Test in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana, and 1 and 117* in the Fourth Test in Bridgetown, Barbados. He returned to Trinidad for the fifth Test and scored 124 and 220 to help India to its first ever series victory over the West Indies, and the only one until 2006. His performance in the Test made him the second player after Doug Walters to score a century and double century in the same match. He also became the first Indian to make four centuries in one Test series, the second Indian after Vijay Hazare to score two centuries in the same Test, and the third after Hazare and Polly Umrigar to score centuries in three consecutive innings. He was the first Indian to aggregate more than 700 runs in a series, and this 774 runs at 154.80 remains the most runs scored in a debut series by any batsman. Trinidad Calypso singer Lord Relator (Willard Harris) wrote a song in Gavaskar's honour. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


articles view

. A monument was erected at Payne's Bay, Saint James, Barbados to the memory of the people killed in the bombing, and it was visited several times by Fidel Castro and other Cuban . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


playing home

innings. But on no other occasion in his career did he go past fifty runs in an innings. After a five-year break from major cricket, his sole Test (Test cricket) appearance owed a lot to West Indies’ policy of playinghome’ players in an effort to keep expenses down. Playing against an England XI led by R.E.S. Wyatt (Bob Wyatt) at Bourda in February 1935 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35), Neblett scored 11 not out and 5, and took one for 75 with the ball. This proved to be his penultimate match – he played once more in 1938 – and he later died without having an obituary written for him for the pages of Wisden. '''Kenneth Leslie (Ken) Wishart''' (November 28, 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – October 18, 1972, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1934-35 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35). '''Kenneth Leslie (Ken) Wishart''' (November 28, 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – October 18, 1972, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1934-35 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35). '''Robert Julian Christiani''' (July 19, 1920, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 4, 2005, Toronto, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in 22 Test (Test cricket)s from 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48) to 1953-54 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54). '''Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin''' (21 March 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – May 2, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in two Test (Test cricket)s in 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48). '''Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin''' (21 March 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – May 2, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in two Test (Test cricket)s in 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48). '''Bruce Hamilton Pairaudeau''' (born April 14, 1931, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in 13 Test (Test cricket)s between 1953 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952-53) and 1957. '''Clifford Aubrey McWatt''' (February 1, 1922, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – July 20, 1997, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in six Test (Test cricket)s between 1954 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54) and 1955 (Australian cricket team in West Indies in 1954-55). '''Glendon Lionel Gibbs''' (December 27, 1925, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – February 21, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1955 (Australian cricket team in West Indies in 1954-55). '''George Leslie Wight''' (May 28, 1929, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guyana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 4, 2004, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1953 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952-53). '''Ivan Samuel Madray''' (born 2 July 1934, Port Mourant, British Guiana (now Guyana), died 23 April 2009, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in two Tests (Test cricket) in 1958 (Pakistani cricket team in West Indies in 1957-58). '''Sven Conrad (Charlie) Stayers''' (June 9, 1937, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 6, 2005, London) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1962 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961-62). '''Sven Conrad (Charlie) Stayers''' (June 9, 1937, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 6, 2005, London) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1962 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961-62). '''George Stephen (Steve) Camacho''' (born October 15, 1945, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in eleven Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler. '''George Stephen (Steve) Camacho''' (born October 15, 1945, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in eleven Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler. DATE OF BIRTH October 15, 1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana DATE OF DEATH Transport Providence Stadium is located on the east bank of the Demerara River a few kilometres south of the capital, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana). Located along the East Bank Highway the stadium is a ten minute drive from Georgetown's city centre and a 30 minute drive from Cheddi Jagan International Airport. Early years Phil Edwards was born in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Guyana), to a lawyer who acted as his first running coach. Following secondary school Edwards moved to the United States to pursue his running career, enrolling in New York University in 1926, and attracted attention by setting a number of intercollegiate records in middle-distance events. * The '''Third Test''' at Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (Guyana), was won by England by nine wickets. England batted first and made 435 through Hutton's 169 and consistent batting from the others. Though Weekes made 94 and McWatt and the injured Holt added 99 for the eighth wicket, West Indies were all out for 251. The crowd threw bottles and other objects when McWatt was adjudged run out, but Hutton refused to take his players from the pitch. Following on, West Indies fared little better, scoring 256 and leaving England just 73 to win. Moss made his Test debut for England and took five wickets. ren_cost location Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana address The Parliament Building is an excellent example of 19th century Renaissance architecture and is one of two domed buildings in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana). Within its compound are two cannon that were used in the Crimean War and a statue of Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow, OBE (1884-1958) who is regarded as the father of Trade Unionism in Guyana. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


development studies

, Professor in Political Science, African Studies, Philosophy, Interpretation and Culture and the Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies (IGCS), Mazrui also holds three concurrent faculty appointments as Albert Luthuli Professor-at-Large in the Humanities and Development Studies at the University of Jos in Nigeria, Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large Emeritus and Senior Scholar in Africana Studies at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and Chancellor of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya. In 1999, Mazrui retired as the inaugural Walter Rodney Professor at the University of Guyana, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana. Mazrui has also been a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, The University of Chicago, Colgate University, McGill University, National University of Singapore, Oxford University, Harvard University, Bridgewater State College, Ohio State University, and at other institutions in Cairo, Australia, Leeds, Nairobi, Teheran, Denver, London, Baghdad, and Sussex, amongst others. Gomez was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad. During his career at the domestic level, he was an all-rounder of good standard, playing 126 matches and scoring runs at a batting average of nearly 45, in addition to taking 200 wickets at an average just above 25 with his medium pace. He remained involved with cricket, as manager and administrator, and also served as an umpire (umpire (cricket)) in the Test match between West Indies and Australia (Australia national cricket team) in Georgetown, Guyana, in April 1965, when the appointed umpire, Cecil Kippins, pulled out on the day before the match. Kippins was ordered to withdraw by the British Guiana umpires' association, as Barbadian umpire Cortez Jordan was appointed as the second umpire, the first time a West Indian umpire had stood in a Test match outside his home territory.This was the first first-class match that Gomez umpired, and his only Test as an umpire. '''Neil Christopher McGarrell''' (born 12 July 1972, Georgetown, Guyana Georgetown , Demerara, Guyana) is a West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer, more specifically a slow left arm bowler, who played four Tests (Test cricket) in 2001, taking 17 wickets. He also played 17 One Day Internationals for the West Indies (West Indies cricket team), but played his last international in the 2001–02 (2001–02 Sri Lankan cricket season) against Sri Lanka (Sri Lankan cricket team) at Kandy. McGarrell also had short spells as captain of Guyana (Guyana cricket team) in West Indian domestic cricket when regular captains Carl Hooper and Shivnarine Chanderpaul were absent due to international duties. Because he was consistently ignored for West Indies selection in cricket since 2001 McGarrell announced that he had switched to the United States national cricket team because there was more opportunities it is understood he will play in World Cricket League Division Three in 2011 McGarrell switches to the USA national cricket team http: www.espncricinfo.com usa content story 489495.html Grounds Guyana's main home ground is the Bourda ground in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), where they have played 131 of their 181 first class home games, and which has also hosted 30 Test matches (Test cricket) with the West Indies. Other grounds include the Albion Sports Complex in the Berbice region, which has hosted 24 Guyana matches and five ODIs (One Day International), and from 1997-98 (1997-98 West Indian cricket season) Guyana began to use the Enmore Recreation Ground, where they have played five games. In 2004-05 (2004-05 West Indian cricket season) they also played a match at Hampton Court (Hampton Court, Essequibo) in Essequibo, their first first-class match there in 17 seasons. '''Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow''' (1884-1958) was born in Georgetown, Guyana in 1884. Little is known of his early childhood but in his late teens, after leaving school, he was a dock worker. At the age of 20 he began his struggle for the interest of waterfront workers' wage negotiations and rights. His struggle continued into 1917 when he founded the British Guiana Labour Union (BGLU). The BGLU is officially the first trade union in the Caribbean. '''Brickdam Cathedral''', more formally known as the '''Cathedral of Immaculate Conception''', is the Roman Catholic cathedral in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana, and is the leading Catholic church of the country. Built in the 1920s, it is constructed in a Romanesque (Romanesque architecture) architectural style designed by Leonard Stokes, and is 200 feet long and 1,000 feet wide. The centre ceiling is 60 feet 6 inches high, and the dome reaches 74 feet 10 inches. date_closed location Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana area '''Guyana Zoo''' (officially '''Guyana Zoological Park''') is a zoo located in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), the capital of Guyana. The zoo officially opened in 1952, but its grounds had been used as botanical gardens since 1895. Some of its most popular attractions are Harpy Eagles and manatees. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


field research

of York's Royal Military School and later a graduate of St John's College, Cambridge. thumb left 300px William Beebe (center) with Paul Howes and Inness Hartley in the laboratory at Kalacoon (Image:BeebeKalacoon.png) In 1916, Beebe traveled to Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana) in pursuit of his earlier goal of establishing a permanent field research station in Guiana. After following several leads which came to nothing, his goal was realized when George Withers, who owned a rubber plantation on the Mazaruni River, offered him the use of a large house on his property for this purpose. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


previous top

, he took three wickets in each match for a total of 216 runs. He toured England with the West Indies (West Indies cricket team) in 1928 under the captaincy of R.K. Nunes (Karl Nunes), the first official Caribbean tour to this country, but only played in eight of the first-class matches, none of which were in the three-match Test series. Against Cambridge University in a match played at Fenner's, he surpassed his previous top score of 59 when scoring 61 in West Indies’ first innings. But on no other occasion in his career did he go past fifty runs in an innings. After a five-year break from major cricket, his sole Test (Test cricket) appearance owed a lot to West Indies’ policy of playing ‘home’ players in an effort to keep expenses down. Playing against an England XI led by R.E.S. Wyatt (Bob Wyatt) at Bourda in February 1935 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35), Neblett scored 11 not out and 5, and took one for 75 with the ball. This proved to be his penultimate match – he played once more in 1938 – and he later died without having an obituary written for him for the pages of Wisden. '''Kenneth Leslie (Ken) Wishart''' (November 28, 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – October 18, 1972, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1934-35 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35). '''Kenneth Leslie (Ken) Wishart''' (November 28, 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – October 18, 1972, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1934-35 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1934-35). '''Robert Julian Christiani''' (July 19, 1920, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 4, 2005, Toronto, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in 22 Test (Test cricket)s from 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48) to 1953-54 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54). '''Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin''' (21 March 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – May 2, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in two Test (Test cricket)s in 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48). '''Berkeley Bertram McGarrell Gaskin''' (21 March 1908, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – May 2, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in two Test (Test cricket)s in 1947-48 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1947-48). '''Bruce Hamilton Pairaudeau''' (born April 14, 1931, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in 13 Test (Test cricket)s between 1953 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952-53) and 1957. '''Clifford Aubrey McWatt''' (February 1, 1922, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – July 20, 1997, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in six Test (Test cricket)s between 1954 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54) and 1955 (Australian cricket team in West Indies in 1954-55). '''Glendon Lionel Gibbs''' (December 27, 1925, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – February 21, 1979, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1955 (Australian cricket team in West Indies in 1954-55). '''George Leslie Wight''' (May 28, 1929, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guyana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 4, 2004, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) was a West Indian (West Indies cricket team) cricketer who played in one Test (Test cricket) in 1953 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1952-53). '''Ivan Samuel Madray''' (born 2 July 1934, Port Mourant, British Guiana (now Guyana), died 23 April 2009, Georgetown, Guyana) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in two Tests (Test cricket) in 1958 (Pakistani cricket team in West Indies in 1957-58). '''Sven Conrad (Charlie) Stayers''' (June 9, 1937, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 6, 2005, London) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1962 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961-62). '''Sven Conrad (Charlie) Stayers''' (June 9, 1937, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) – January 6, 2005, London) was a West Indian (West Indies) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1962 (Indian cricket team in West Indies in 1961-62). '''George Stephen (Steve) Camacho''' (born October 15, 1945, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in eleven Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler. '''George Stephen (Steve) Camacho''' (born October 15, 1945, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in eleven Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler. DATE OF BIRTH October 15, 1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana DATE OF DEATH Transport Providence Stadium is located on the east bank of the Demerara River a few kilometres south of the capital, Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana). Located along the East Bank Highway the stadium is a ten minute drive from Georgetown's city centre and a 30 minute drive from Cheddi Jagan International Airport. Early years Phil Edwards was born in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (now Guyana), to a lawyer who acted as his first running coach. Following secondary school Edwards moved to the United States to pursue his running career, enrolling in New York University in 1926, and attracted attention by setting a number of intercollegiate records in middle-distance events. * The '''Third Test''' at Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), British Guiana (Guyana), was won by England by nine wickets. England batted first and made 435 through Hutton's 169 and consistent batting from the others. Though Weekes made 94 and McWatt and the injured Holt added 99 for the eighth wicket, West Indies were all out for 251. The crowd threw bottles and other objects when McWatt was adjudged run out, but Hutton refused to take his players from the pitch. Following on, West Indies fared little better, scoring 256 and leaving England just 73 to win. Moss made his Test debut for England and took five wickets. ren_cost location Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana), Guyana address The Parliament Building is an excellent example of 19th century Renaissance architecture and is one of two domed buildings in Georgetown (Georgetown, Guyana). Within its compound are two cannon that were used in the Crimean War and a statue of Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow, OBE (1884-1958) who is regarded as the father of Trade Unionism in Guyana. . It is home to the Lusignan Golf Course, Guyana's only golf course, and there is also a community centre which houses the Lusignan Cricket Club and a Dental Surgery. The village constitutes a market square, supermarket, and pharmacy, and one of the Guyana's five maximum security prisons. Transportation for the village is via a railway embankment and the major East Coast highway, and connects the community to the capital city.


scoring series

-attacking aggression. Lindwall had another quiet match with two wickets in another high scoring draw with both teams amassing more than 500 in the first innings. Lindwall finished the series with four wickets in the Fifth Test in Jamaica as Australia completed a 3–0 series win with another innings triumph. In a high scoring series, Lindwall had taken 20 wicket at 31.85 while


series

historian of Africa, born in Georgetown, Guyana. *Sudesh Fitzgerald, professional darts player, born in Georgetown. *C. C. H. Pounder, a Guyanese-American actress born in Georgetown. * Anthony Chinn, a supporting actor who appeared in over 50 films and television series throughout a career which spanned more than four decades. Sister cities Georgetown has several sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International: * - St. Louis, Missouri (United

Abominable Snowman and simply labelled "The Nondescript." This specimen is still on display at the Wakefield Museum, along with other items of Waterton's collection. ref>

; The series was notable for two incidents. In the fifth match at Georgetown, Guyana, He struck the last ball of the match into the outfield, and attempted three runs to tie the match. A crowd invasion resulted in all the stumps being removed


scoring

was a high-scoring draw, with Sobers scoring 47 and eight not out. He was barely used with the ball, bowling three overs for ten runs, as Australia amassed a first-innings total of over 600.

Sobers (2002), p. 44. Sobers was given a further opportunity in the next Test in Georgetown, Guyana (British Guiana at the time) in South America. Despite scoring only 12 and 11 with the bat, he took three wickets in the Australians' first innings. Nevertheless, Australia won by eight wickets. Sobers (2002), pp. 44–45

; Sobers (2002), pp. 46–47. The match was drawn, and Sobers took one wicket in the Australians' only innings, before scoring 11 in the West Indies second innings. Sobers (2002), p. 48. The home team were again defeated in the Fifth and final Test in Jamaica. Sobers performed with the bat, however, scoring 35 not out and 64. ref name "GS Sobers Test

Georgetown, Guyana

'''Georgetown''' is the capital (capital (political)) of Guyana, located in Region 4, which is also known as the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is the country's largest urban centre. 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 . The city serves primarily as a retail and administrative centre. It also serves as a financial services centre. The estimated population by the 2012 Guyana census was 750,000 inhabitants.

Search by keywords:


Copyright (C) 2015-2017 PlacesKnownFor.com
Last modified: Tue Oct 10 05:56:30 EDT 2017