Rose Hall, Guyana

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Rose Hall is a community in the East Berbice-Corentyne Region of Guyana, located at 6°16′0″N 57°21′0″W / 6.26667°N 57.35000°W / 6.26667; -57.35000Coordinates: 6°16′0″N 57°21′0″W / 6.26667°N 57.35000°W / 6.26667; -57.35000. Rose Hall is 14 miles east of New Amsterdam, and is the smallest town in Guyana.

History[edit]

Rose Hall was once owned by Dutch planters and later purchased by field slaves. In 1908, it acquired village status; and it wasn't until 1970 that it became a town. Rose Hall has an area of 13 km² and a population of about 8,000.

Rose Hall is divided into three wards: Middle Rose Hall, East Rose Hall and Williamsburg.

Points of interest[edit]

Rose Hall is a hub for the surrounding areas where people buy raw materials for clothing and grocery in the Berbice region. Two banks and stores lined the main public roads. Most of the stores are clothing stores and grocery stores.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile: Nezam Hafiz". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 4 October 2011.