The Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, better known by its informal name "Jonestown", was a remote settlement in , established by the Peoples Temple, a -based cult under the leadership of Jim Jones.

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is a small town within the administrative region of . is situated 8 km northeast of Jonestown. Photo: Closedavid, Public domain.


7.6893° or 7° 41' 21.3" north
-59.9499° or 59° 56' 59.7" west
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: جونز تاون
  • Azerbaijani: Corctaun
  • Bengali: জোন্সটাউন
  • Bulgarian: Джоунстаун
  • Catalan: Jonestown (Guyana)
  • Catalan: Jonestown
  • Chinese: 強斯鎮
  • Chinese: 琼斯敦
  • Chinese: 琼斯镇
  • Chinese: 瓊斯鎮
  • Danish: Jonestown
  • Dutch: Jonestown
  • Egyptian Arabic: جونز تاون
  • English: Peoples Temple Agricultural Project
  • Finnish: Jonestown
  • French: Jonestown
  • German: Jonestown
  • Greek: Τζόουνσταουν
  • Hebrew: ג'ונסטאון
  • Icelandic: Jonestown
  • Ido: Jonestown
  • Indonesian: indwiki
  • Irish: Jonestown
  • Irish: Sléacht Jonestown
  • Italian: Jonestown
  • Japanese: ジョーンズタウン
  • Japanese: ピープルズ・テンプル・アグリカルチュラル・プロジェクト
  • Korean: 존스타운
  • Korean: 피플즈 템플 아그리컬처럴 프르
  • Lithuanian: Džonstaunas
  • Malay: Jonestown
  • Marathi: जोन्सटाउन, गयाना
  • Norwegian: Jonestown
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Jonestown
  • Persian: جونز تاون
  • Polish: Jonestown
  • Portuguese: Jonestown
  • Romanian: Masacrul de la Jonestown
  • Romanian: Sinuciderea în masă din Jonestown
  • Russian: Джонстаун (Гайана)
  • Russian: Джонстаун (Храм народов)
  • Russian: Джонстаун
  • Scots: Jonestown
  • Serbian: Džounstaun
  • Serbian: Џонстаун
  • Serbian: Џоунстаун (комуна)
  • Serbian: Џоунстаун
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jonestown
  • Spanish: Jonestown
  • Spanish: Tragedia de jonestown
  • Thai: โจนส์ทาวน์
  • Vietnamese: Jonestown
  • Western Frisian: Jonestown

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