Georgetown, Guyana

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City of Georgetown
Georgetown
Capital city
City of Georgetown is located in Guyana
City of Georgetown
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 6°48′N 58°10′W / 6.8°N 58.167°W / 6.8; -58.167Coordinates: 6°48′N 58°10′W / 6.8°N 58.167°W / 6.8; -58.167
Country  Guyana
Region Demerara-Mahaica
Established 1781
Named 29 April 1812
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Hamilton Greene
Area
 • Water 10 sq mi (0 km2)
 • Urban 20 sq mi (100 km2)
 • Metro 57 sq mi (150 km2)
Elevation -6 ft (-2 m)
Population (2012)
 • Capital city 235,017
Time zone UTC-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]

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