Demerara River

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The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.wikipedia
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The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.
Major rivers in Guyana include the Essequibo, the Berbice, and the Demerara.

Georgetown, Guyana

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Georgetown, Guyana's largest seaport and capital, is situated on the east bank of the river's mouth.
It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the Demerara River and it was nicknamed the "Garden City of the Caribbean".

Essequibo Islands-West Demerara

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The river divides Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region 3) on the west bank from Demerara-Mahaica (Region 4) to the east.
It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the region of Demerara-Mahaica and Demerara River to the east, the region of Upper Demerara-Berbice to the south and the region of Pomeroon-Supenaam to the west.

Plantation Peter's Hall

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A floating bridge, the Demerara Harbour Bridge, crosses the river 4 mi south of Georgetown from Peter's Hall, East Bank Demerara to Schoon Ord, West Bank Demerara.
Plantation Peter's Hall was a plantation on the east bank of the River Demerara in Dutch Guiana and British Guiana.

Linden, Guyana

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The Demerara's width and depth allow oceangoing vessels up to 5,000 t to navigate up to Linden (105 km from the mouth), while smaller vessels may reach up to Malali (245 km from the mouth).
It lies on the Demerara River and has a population of roughly 29,298 (Bureau of Statistics, Population and Housing Census - 2002, GUYANA).

Demerara Harbour Bridge

A floating bridge, the Demerara Harbour Bridge, crosses the river 4 mi south of Georgetown from Peter's Hall, East Bank Demerara to Schoon Ord, West Bank Demerara.
The bridge crosses the Demerara River 4 mi south of the Guyanese capital Georgetown, from Peter's Hall, East Bank Demerara to Schoon Ord, West Bank Demerara, connecting Demerara-Mahaica (Region 4) with Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region 3) on the west bank.

Demerara

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Borselem was once the location of the Dutch capital of Demerara.
It was located about the lower courses of the Demerara River, and its main town was Georgetown.

Haiama River

Tributaries of the Demerara River include the Haiama River, Kuruabaru River, Haiakwa Creek and Haianari Creek.
The Haiama River is a west bank tributary of the Demerara River in northern Guyana.

Kuruabaru River

Tributaries of the Demerara River include the Haiama River, Kuruabaru River, Haiakwa Creek and Haianari Creek.
The Kuruabaru River is an east bank tributary of the Demerara River in northern Guyana.

Haiakwa Creek

Tributaries of the Demerara River include the Haiama River, Kuruabaru River, Haiakwa Creek and Haianari Creek.
Haiakwa Creek is an east bank tributary of the Demerara River in northern Guyana.

Haianari Creek

Tributaries of the Demerara River include the Haiama River, Kuruabaru River, Haiakwa Creek and Haianari Creek.
Haianari Creek is a west bank tributary of the Demerara River in northern Guyana.

River

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The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.

Rainforest

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The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.

Atlantic Ocean

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The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.

River mouth

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Georgetown, Guyana's largest seaport and capital, is situated on the east bank of the river's mouth.

Demerara-Mahaica

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The river divides Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region 3) on the west bank from Demerara-Mahaica (Region 4) to the east.

Estuary

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The Demerara's estuary is narrow and the flowrate is rapid.

Rapids

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Beyond Malali, numerous rapids make further upstream travel impossible.

Dutch colonization of the Americas

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A Dutch colony of the same name was situated along the river's banks.

Sugarcane

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The colony founded the sugarcane industry that continues to thrive today.

Bauxite

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Bauxite is also mined around the Demerara, and Linden is a major export centre.

Export

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Bauxite is also mined around the Demerara, and Linden is a major export centre.

Cheddi Jagan International Airport

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The airport is located on the right bank of the Demerara River in the city of Timehri, 41 km south of Guyana's capital, Georgetown.

Sinking of HMS Peacock

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The sinking of HMS Peacock was a naval action fought off the mouth of the Demerara River, Guyana on 24 February 1813, between the sloop of war and the.

Vreed en Hoop

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Vreed en Hoop is a town at the mouth of the Demerara River on its left bank, in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region of Guyana, located at sea level.