Georgetown, Guyana

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City of Georgetown

Georgetown
City of Georgetown is located in Guyana
City of Georgetown
City of Georgetown
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: Coordinates: 6°48′N 58°10′W / 6.800°N 58.167°W / 6.800; -58.167
Country Guyana
RegionDemerara-Mahaica
Established1781
Named29 April 1812
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorHamilton Greene
Area
 • Water10 sq mi (30 km2)
 • Urban
20 sq mi (50 km2)
 • Metro
57 sq mi (150 km2)
Elevation
-6 ft (-2 m)
Population
 (2012)
 • Capital city235,017
Time zoneUTC-4
Area code(s)231, 233, 225, 226, 227

Georgetown is the capital city of Guyana. It is located in the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is the country's largest city. The population in 2012 was about 235,017 people.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Guyana: Well Positioned for Future Growth and Success". Nearshore Americas. Retrieved 18 March 2014.