Regions of Guyana

Guyana is divided into 10 Regions:[1][2]

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Regions of Guyana by number and name
No. Region Area
(km²)
Pop.
(2012)
Pop.
per km²
Capital
1 Barima-Waini 20,339 26,941 1.3 Mabaruma
2 Pomeroon-Supenaam 6,195 46,810 7.6 Anna Regina
3 Essequibo Islands-West Demerara 3,755 107,416 28.6 Vreed en Hoop
4 Demerara-Mahaica 2,232 313,429 140.4 Triumph[3][4]
5 Mahaica-Berbice 4,190 49,723 11.9 Fort Wellington
6 East Berbice-Corentyne 36,234 109,431 3.0 New Amsterdam
7 Cuyuni-Mazaruni 47,213 20,280 0.4 Bartica
8 Potaro-Siparuni 20,051 10,190 0.5 Mahdia
9 Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo 57,750 24,212 0.4 Lethem
10 Upper Demerara-Berbice 17,040 39,452 2.3 Linden
  Guyana 214,999 747,884 3.5 Georgetown

Each Region is administered by a Regional Democratic Council (RDC) which is headed by a Chairman. The Regions are divided into neighbourhood councils, known as Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs).[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bureau of Statistics - Guyana Archived 2012-02-17 at the Wayback Machine, CHAPTER III: POPULATION REDISTRIBUTION AND INTERNAL MIGRATION, Table 3.4: Population Density, Guyana: 1980 - 2002
  2. ^ Guyana - Government Information Agency Archived 2007-08-14 at the Wayback Machine, National Profile
  3. ^ "Region Four RDC office moves to Triumph". Stabroek News. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Regional Democratic Council Region No. 4 - Demerara/Mahaica, Guyana". Regional Democratic Council Region No. 4via Facebook. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  5. ^ Government of Guyana, Statistics

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