Place:Upper Demerara-Berbice, Guyana


NameUpper Demerara-Berbice
Alt namesRegion 10source: Britannica Book of the Year (1991) p 614
Coordinates5.5°N 58.333°W
Located inGuyana
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Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region 10) 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, Kurupakari, 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.

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