Skeldon, Guyana

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Skeldon is located in Guyana
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 5°53′N 57°8′W / 5.883°N 57.133°W / 5.883; -57.133Coordinates: 5°53′N 57°8′W / 5.883°N 57.133°W / 5.883; -57.133
Country  Guyana
Region East Berbice-Corentyne
Population (2009)
 • Total 4,380

Skeldon is a small town in eastern coastal Guyana, on the estuary of the Courantyne River, which forms Guyana's border with Suriname. As of 2009 it had an estimated population of 4,380.[1]


Sugar production forms the backbone to the local economy. The Guyana Sugar Corporation, Guyana's main sugar processing company, has a factory and works at Skeldon.


The town is served by Skeldon Airport.


  1. ^ "Guyana: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved January 24, 2009.