Regions of Guyana

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Regions of Guyana by number and name

Guyana is divided into 10 regions:[1][2]

No. Region Area
(km²)
Pop.
(2002)
Pop.
per km²
Capital
1 Barima-Waini 20,339 24,275 1.2 Mabaruma
2 Pomeroon-Supenaam 6,195 49,253 8.0 Anna Regina
3 Essequibo Islands-West Demerara 2,232 103,061 46.2 Vreed en Hoop
4 Demerara-Mahaica 1,843 310,320 168.4 Paradise
5 Mahaica-Berbice 3,755 52,428 14.0 Fort Wellington
6 East Berbice-Corentyne 36,234 123,695 3.4 New Amsterdam
7 Cuyuni-Mazaruni 47,213 17,597 0.3 Bartica
8 Potaro-Siparuni 20,051 10,095 0.5 Mahdia
9 Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo 57,750 19,387 1.3 Lethem
10 Upper Demerara-Berbice 19,387 41,112 2.1 Linden
  Guyana 214,999 751,223 3.5 Georgetown

Each region is administered by a Regional Democratic Council (RDC) which is headed by a Chairman. The regions are divided into neighbourhood councils.[3] known as Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bureau of Statistics - Guyana, CHAPTER III: POPULATION REDISTRIBUTION AND INTERNAL MIGRATION, Table 3.4: Population Density, Guyana: 1980 - 2002
  2. ^ Guyana - Government Information Agency, National Profile
  3. ^ Government of Guyana, Statistics

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