Plaisance is a village in between Better Hope and Goedverwagting. It was purchased by freed slaves from cattle farmer A J Watershodt for $39,000 after the abolition of slavery in 1838.

Notable Places in the Area

Eugene F. Correia International Airport is located on the Atlantic Ocean coast of , 6 kilometres east of the capital, , in the . is situated 2½ km southwest of Plaisance.

The , in , , is Guyana's national higher education institution. is situated 2½ km west of Plaisance. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the largest city in and capital of . Photo: Johnldasilva, CC BY 3.0.


6.8211° or 6° 49' 16.1" north
-58.0937° or 58° 5' 37.4" west
3 metres (10 feet)
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node 373016197
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  • Catalan: Plaisance, Guyana
  • Danish: Plaisance
  • Dutch: Plaisance, Guyana
  • English: Plaisance, Guyana
  • Portuguese: Plaisance
  • Ukrainian: Плейсенс
  • Plaisance Village

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