Demerara River

The Demerara River is a river in eastern that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean. , Guyana's largest seaport and capital, is situated on the east bank of the river's mouth.

Notable Places in the Area

is the largest market of , . is situated 560 metres east of Demerara River. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a museum in , , . is situated 1 km northeast of Demerara River.

is one of the oldest buildings in , Guyana continually in use for religious purposes. is situated 720 metres east of Demerara River. Photo: Dan Sloan, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an Anglican cathedral in , . is situated 1 km northeast of Demerara River. Photo: Dan Lundberg, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

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

Demerara River

6.8081° or 6° 48' 29.3" north
-58.1727° or 58° 10' 21.6" west
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Demerara
  • Albanian: Lumi Demerara
  • Belarusian: Дэмерара
  • Belarusian: Рака Дэмерара
  • Cebuano: Demerara River
  • Chinese: 德默拉拉河
  • Chuvash: Демерара
  • Czech: Demerara
  • Dutch: Demerara
  • French: Demerara
  • French: Demerara (fleuve)
  • German: Demerara (Fluss)
  • German: Demerara River
  • Hindi: डेमेरेरा नदी
  • Irish: Abhainn Demerara
  • Kazakh: Демерара
  • Latin: Demerarius (flumen)
  • Latin: Demerarius
  • Lithuanian: Demerara
  • Norwegian: Demerara
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Demerara (elv)
  • Portuguese: Rio Demerara
  • Russian: Демерара
  • Slovak: Demerara
  • Spanish: Rio Demerara
  • Spanish: Río Demerara
  • Swedish: Demerara
  • Welsh: Afon Demerara
  • Western Frisian: Demerara

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