Anna Regina

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Coordinates: 07°15′48″N 58°28′50″W / 7.26333°N 58.48056°W / 7.26333; -58.48056

Anna Regina
Town
Anna Regina - panoramio.jpg
Anna Regina is located in Guyana
Anna Regina
Anna Regina
Location in Guayana Esequiba
Coordinates: 7°15′48″N 58°28′50″W / 7.26333°N 58.48056°W / 7.26333; -58.48056
CountryFlag of Guyana.svg Guyana Claimed by Flag of Venezuela.svgVenezuela[1]
Region StatePomeroon-Supenaam (Delta Amacuro state by Venezuela)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total12,448

Anna Regina is the capital of the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region of Guyana, claimed by Venezuela as part of Delta Amacuro state, who is localizated in the Guayana Esequiba.

It stands on the Atlantic coast, northwest of the mouth of the Essequibo River, 19 km north of Adventure. Anna Regina was established as a town in 1970.[2] Its population was 12,448 in 2002.[3]

Anna Regina has a market, a community centre and a secondary school. In June 2009 Republic Bank (Guyana) established a branch in the town.

A number of sites in Anna Regina have historical significance. These include the Damon Monument, Damon's Cross, the Aurora Chimney and estate House, Anna Regina Bridge, Anna Regina Chimney, St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church and several Dutch tombs.[4]

Mainstay Lake is 5 miles from Anna Regina.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Announcements". Archived from the original on 8 September 2016. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  2. ^ GuyanaGuide.com Archived April 1, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Bureau of Statistics Guyana: NDC Level Data
  4. ^ NationalTrust.gov.gy Archived May 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine