Guyana

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Additional Information
Capital Georgetown
Currency GYD
Timezone America/Guyana
Total States 10 Regions
Airport City Cheddi Jagan International Airport,Georgetown, Aishalton Airport,Aishalton, Annai Airport,Annai , Apoteri Airport,Apoteri, Baramita Airport,,Baramita
Ruling Type Government
Offical Languages English, Creole., Spanish,
National Animal Panthera onca
Food Farine., Salt fish. ..., Pepperpot. ..
Seasons Autumn  : Sep - Dec
Summer : Jun - Sep
Winter     : Dec - Mar
Sprint      : Mar - Jun


Destination



1 ) Linden
Popular - Sandsea     Location - Linden, -Upper Demerara-Berbice, -Guyana

Upper Demerara-Berbice  is a region of Guyana, bordering the regions of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Demerara-Mahaica and Mahaica-Berbice to the north, the region of East Berbice-Corentyne to the east, and the regions of Potaro-Siparuni and Cuyuni-Mazaruni to the west.

It contains Guyana's second largest city, Linden, with other towns including Ituni, Kalkuni, Kwakwani, Kurupukari, Rockstone and Takama.

Kimbia is the very first training center to house the Guyana National Service. The Pioneer Corps was started in 1974, with the establishment of Kimbia Center on the Berbice River. Kimbia is located in the Ebini Area, very close to the Ebini Agriculture Station.

The Government of Guyana has administered three official censuses since the 1980 administrative reforms, in 1980, 1991 and 2002. In 2012, the population of Upper Demerara-Berbice was recorded at 39,452 people. Official census records for the population of the Upper Demerara-Berbice region are as follow

The 39,106 people of this ‘bauxite region’ work mainly with bauxite companies Linmine (at Linden and Ituni) and Bermine (at Everton and Kwakwani). The extracted bauxite is exported to make aluminum.
A small portion of the Iwokrama Rainforest Project is located in this Region. Cattle-rearing and forestry are also done on very small scales.


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2 ) New Amsterdam
Popular - Culture     Location - New Amsterdam, -East Berbice-Corentyne, -Guyana

East Berbice-Corentyne is one of ten regions in Guyana covering the whole of the east of the country. It borders the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Suriname to the east, Brazil to the south and the regions of Mahaica-Berbice, Upper Demerara-Berbice, Potaro-Siparuni and Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo to the west.

Towns in the region include New Amsterdam, Corriverton, Mara and Rose Hall.

The Corentyne River forms the whole of the eastern border with Suriname, though the southern-most section is disputed territory known as the Tigri Area.

Tamil (Madrasi) Indians are the majority in this region

The Government of Guyana has administered three official censuses since the 1980 administrative reforms, in 1980, 1991 and 2002. In 2012, the population of East Berbice-Corentyne was recorded at 109,431 people. Official census records for the population of East Berbice-Corentyne are as follows.


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Festival

1 ) Mashramani

Festival Month - February

Held every February, usually on the 23rd, since 1970, Mashramani celebrates Guyana’s becoming of a republic.


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2 ) Divali

Festival Month - October

The festival of lights, or Divali, is a visually appealing festival held annually in Guyana during October or November. It is celebrated by Hindus who place clay cups that are lit, around their house.


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3 ) Paghwa

Festival Month - March

Also called Holi in many countries, Paghwa is the festival of colours which takes place annually in March. Those who participate will typically wear white clothing then spray water and throw colored powder at each other.


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