Pomeroon-Supenaam

Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region 2) is a region of Guyana. Venezuela claims the territory as part of Guayana Esequiba.

Pomeroon-Supenaam
Region 2
Administrative Region
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Map of Guyana showing Pomeroon-Supenaam region
Map of Guyana showing Pomeroon-Supenaam region
Country Guyana
Regional CapitalAnna Regina
Area
 • Total6,195 km2 (2,392 sq mi)
Population
 (2012 census)
 • Total46,810
 • Density7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4
[1]

It borders the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the region of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara to the east, the region of Cuyuni-Mazaruni to the south and the region of Barima-Waini to the west. Pomeroon-Supenaam contains the town of Anna Regina and the villages of Charity, Pickersgill, Spring Garden and Suddie. In 2012, an Official Census by the Government of Guyana listed the population of the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region at 46,810.[2]

There are three lakes on the Essequibo Coast - Capoey, Mainstay and Hot and Cold. Capoey is near Anna Regina. The three lakes symbolize three of the standard elements, with earth being represented by the land.

PopulationEdit

The Government of Guyana has administered three official censuses since the 1980 administrative reforms, in 1980, 1991 and 2002.[3] In 2002, the population of Pomeroon-Supenaam was recorded at 49,253 people.[2] Official census records for the population of the Pomeroon-Supenaam region are as follows:

  • 2012 : 46,810
  • 2002 : 49,253
  • 1991 : 43,455
  • 1980 : 42,341

CommunitiesEdit

(including name variants):[4]

GalleryEdit

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Macmillan Publishers (2009). "Administrative Regions - 2 and 3". Macmillan Junior Atlas: Guyana. Oxford: Macmillan Caribbean. p. 34. ISBN 9780333934173.
  2. ^ a b 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.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 8 December 2021.

Coordinates: 7°12′N 58°48′W / 7.200°N 58.800°W / 7.200; -58.800