Place:Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, Guyana


NameEssequibo Islands-West Demerara
Alt namesRegion 3source: Britannica Book of the Year (1991) p 614
Coordinates7.0°N 58.5°W
Located inGuyana
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Vreed en Hoop
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Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region 3) is a region of Guyana, split in two by the Essequibo River. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the region of Demerara-Mahaica to the east, the region of Upper Demerara-Berbice to the south and the regions of

It contains the towns of Parika, Schoon Ord and Uitvlugt. It contains the large islands at the mouth of the Essequibo, including Hog Island, Wakenaam and Leguan. The Administrative centre is located in the town of Vreed-en-Hoop.

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