Place:East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana

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NameEast Berbice-Corentyne
Alt namesRegion 6source: Britannica Book of the Year (1991) p 614
TypeRegion
Coordinates5.167°N 58°W
Located inGuyana
Contained Places
Inhabited place
New Amsterdam ( 1740 - )
Rose Hall
Skeldon
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East Berbice-Corentyne (Region 6) 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 New River Triangle.

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