Demerara-Mahaica

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Demerara-Mahaica
Region 4
Administrative Region
Map of Guyana showing Demerara-Mahaica region
Map of Guyana showing Demerara-Mahaica region
Country Guyana
Regional Capital Paradise
Area
 • Total 2,232 km2 (862 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 313,429
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
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Demerara-Mahaica (Region 4) is a region of Guyana, bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the region of Mahaica-Berbice to the east, the region of Upper Demerara-Berbice to the south and the region of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara to the west.

It contains the country's capital Georgetown. Other towns in the region include Buxton, Enmore, Victoria and Paradise.

Population[edit]

The Government of Guyana has administered three official censuses since the 1980 administrative reforms, in 1980, 1991 and 2002.[2] Even though this administrative region is the smallest, it has the largest population out of all Guyana's Administrative Regions. In 2012, the population of Demerara-Mahaica was recorded at 313,429 people.[3] Official census records for the population of the Demerara-Mahaica region are as follows:

  • 2012 : 313,429
  • 2002 : 310,320
  • 1991 : 296,924
  • 1980 : 317,475

Communities[edit]

With name variants in brackets.

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Macmillan Publishers (2009). "Administrative Region - 4". Macmillan Junior Atlas: Guyana. Oxford: Macmillan Caribbean. p. 33. ISBN 9780333934173. 
  2. ^ Beaie, Sonkarley Tiatun (19 September 2007). "Chapter 3: National Redistribution and Internal Migration" (PDF). 2002 Population and Housing Census - Guyana National Report. Bureau of Statistics. p. 51. Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Beaie, Sonkarley Tiatun (19 September 2007). "National Population Trends: Size, Growth and Distribution" (PDF Download). 2002 Population and Housing Census - Guyana National Report. Bureau of Statistics. p. 25. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

Coordinates: 6°45′N 57°59′W / 6.750°N 57.983°W / 6.750; -57.983