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City of Georgetown

Georgetown
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City of Georgetown is locatit in Guyana
City of Georgetown
City of Georgetown
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 6°48′N 58°10′W / 6.800°N 58.167°W / 6.800; -58.167Coordinates: 6°48′N 58°10′W / 6.800°N 58.167°W / 6.800; -58.167
Kintra Guyana
RegionDemerara-Mahaica
Established1781
Namit29 Apryle 1812
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-Cooncil
 • MayorHamilton Greene
Area
 • Water30 km2 (10 sq mi)
 • Urban
50 km2 (20 sq mi)
 • Metro
150 km2 (57 sq mi)
Elevation
-2 m (-6 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Caipital ceety235,017
Time zoneUTC-4
Aurie code(s)231, 233, 225, 226, 227

Georgetown is the caipital o Guyana, locatit in Region 4, which is kent as the Demerara-Mahaica region an aw. It is the kintra's lairgest 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 serves primarily as a retail an admeenistrative centre. It serves as a financial services centre. The estimatit population by the 2012 Guyana census wis 235,017[1] inhabitants.

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Georgetown, Guyana travel guide frae Wikivoyage

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