Theme Week Guyana – Bartica

28 September 2018 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  6 minutes

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Bartica is a town on the left bank of the Essequibo River in Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region 7), at the confluence of the Cuyuni and Mazaruni Rivers with the Essequibo River in Guyana. Considered the “Gateway to the Interior”, the town has a population of about 15,000 and is the launching point for people who work in the bush, mining gold and diamonds.   read more…

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