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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Georgetown, Guyana

Panorama of Georgetown, Guyana with St. George's Cathedral
Panoramic view of Georgetown, Guyana looking in the direction of St. George's Cathedral.
Image: John Da Silva

About Georgetown

Satellite view is showing Georgetown, largest city, largest seaport, and the national capital of Guyana, seat of the central Government of Guyana.

The city is located on the east bank of the estuary of Demerara River in the Demerara-Mahaica region, 30 km east of the mouth of Essequibo River. It was the capital of British Guiana (from 1814 to 1966).

There are around sixty Georgetowns around the world but this Georgetown is the only capital of an independent nation. The city has a population of about 235,000 inhabitants, it is a center for retail and for financial services, and the administrative hub of the country. Official language is English.

Some Points of interest:
Courthouse in Georgetown, Guyana with a Statue of Queen Victoria
Courthouse in Georgetown, Guyana with a Statue of a grim looking Queen Victoria.
Image: Ian Mackenzie
Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology (museum of anthropology), Guyana National Museum (Guyanese heritage on display), Guyana Zoological Park (small zoo with animals in small cages); Botanical Gardens (with many exotic plants and flowers); Castellani House (cultural center in a nineteenth-century building, home of Guyana's National Art Gallery); St. George's Cathedral (one of the tallest wooden churches in the world); Cuffy's monument (Cuffy, a West African slave became famous because in 1763 he led a revolt of more than 2,500 slaves against the colonial regime, known as the Berbice Slave Uprising)

Georgetown is the starting point to visit: indigenous villages, Mount Roraima at the triple border point (Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil), Kaieteur National Park with Kaieteur Falls, the world's widest single drop waterfall, located on the Potaro River.
Iwokrama Forest, one of the four last pristine tropical forests in the world.

The map shows a city map of Georgetown with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Cheddi Jagan International Airport (IATA code: GEO), 40 (25 mi) by road (via E Bank Public Road) south of Georgetown close to the city of Timehri.

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Local Time Guyana:
Wednsday-June-7  13:25  
Standard time zone: Guyana Time (GYT) UTC/GMT -4 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
Google Earth: Searchable Map and Satellite view of Georgetown, Guyana.
City Coordinates: 6°48′N 58°10′W
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External Link:
Wikipedia: Georgetown
Georgetown Weather Conditions
weather station at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport near Timehri.

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Asunción (Paraguay) - Bogotá D.C. (Colombia) - Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Salvador, (all Brazil) - Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Caracas (Venezuela) - Cayenne, Kourou (both French Guiana) - La Paz, Sucre (both Bolivia) - Lima (Peru) - Montevideo (Uruguay) - Paramaribo (Suriname) - Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) - Quito (Ecuador) - Santiago (Chile)

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