Cuyuni-Mazaruni

Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region 7) is a region of Guyana. Venezuela claims the territory as part of Guayana Esequiba.

Cuyuni-Mazaruni
Region 7
Administrative Region
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Map of Guyana showing Cuyuni-Mazaruni region
Map of Guyana showing Cuyuni-Mazaruni region
CountryFlag of Guyana.svg Guyana Claimed by Flag of Venezuela.svgVenezuela (as part of Delta Amacuro and Bolívar states)[1]
Regional CapitalBartica
Area
 • Total47,213 km2 (18,229 sq mi)
Population
 (2012 census)
 • Total20,280
 • Density0.43/km2 (1.1/sq mi)
[2]

It borders the regions of Barima-Waini, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara and Pomeroon-Supenaam to the north, the region of Upper Demerara-Berbice to the east, the region of Potaro-Siparuni and Brazil to the south.

Its capital is Bartica, with villages including Issano, Kartabo, Kamarang, and Imbaimadai.

It covers an area of 47,213 km². Before the 1980 administrative reform most of the area belonged to the Mazaruni-Potaro district.[3]

PopulationEdit

The Government of Guyana has administered three official censuses since the 1980 administrative reforms, in 1980, 1991 and 2002.[4] In 2012, the population of Cuyuni-Mazaruni was recorded at 20,280 people.[5] Official census records for the population of the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region are as follows:

  • 2012 : 20,280
  • 2002 : 17,597
  • 1991 : 14,794
  • 1980 : 14,390

CommunitiesEdit

(including name variants):[6]

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Announcements". Archived from the original on 8 September 2016. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  2. ^ Macmillan Publishers (2009). "Administrative Regions - 1 and 7". Macmillan Junior Atlas: Guyana. Oxford: Macmillan Caribbean. p. 36. ISBN 9780333934173.
  3. ^ "Guyana Regions". Statoids. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  4. ^ 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 (PDF) on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 8 December 2021.

Coordinates: 6°27′34″N 60°12′40″W / 6.459522°N 60.211075°W / 6.459522; -60.211075