A report on Guyana and New Amsterdam, Guyana

The Sint Andries bulwark around 1770
Kaieteur Falls is the world's largest single-drop waterfall by volume.
View of The Strand (1920s)
Rupununi Savannah
Satellite image of Guyana from 2004
Anomaloglossus beebei (Kaieteur), specific to the Guianas
The hoatzin is the national bird of Guyana.
A tractor in a rice field on Guyana's coastal plain
A proportional representation of Guyana exports, 2019
Thatched roof houses in Guyana
Guyana's population density in 2005 (people per km2)
A graph showing the population of Guyana from 1961 to 2003. The population decline in the 1980s can be clearly seen.
The State House, Guyana's presidential residence
The Supreme Court of Guyana
Guyana's parliament building since 1834
Map of Guyana, showing the Essequibo River and (shaded dark) the river's drainage basin. Venezuela claims territory up to the western bank of the river. The historical claim by the UK included the river basin well into current-day Venezuela.
Cross-border bridge from Guyana to Brazil near Lethem
St George's Cathedral, Georgetown
Providence Stadium as seen from the East Bank Highway

New Amsterdam (Nieuw Amsterdam) is the regional capital of East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana and one of the country's largest towns.

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There are ports at Georgetown, Port Kaituma, and New Amsterdam.

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Berbice River

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The Berbice River, located in eastern Guyana, is one of the country's major rivers.

The town of New Amsterdam is situated on the river's east bank, approximately four miles inside the river's estuary, where it enters the Atlantic Ocean.

The Berbice Bridge under construction in 2007

Berbice Bridge

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The Berbice Bridge under construction in 2007

The Berbice Bridge is a pontoon bridge over the Berbice River near New Amsterdam in Guyana.

Map of Berbice around 1720.


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Map of Berbice around 1720.
Berbice around 1780.
Berbice and Suriname around 1767.
Map of Berbice around 1740.
Berbice in 1802.

Berbice is a region along the Berbice River in Guyana, which was between 1627 and 1815 a colony of the Dutch Republic.

In that year, the town of New Amsterdam, which grew around Fort Sint Andries, was made the new capital of the colony.