Theme Week Guyana – New Amsterdam

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

Berbice River © - madmack66/cc-by-2.0

Berbice River © – madmack66/cc-by-2.0

New Amsterdam (Dutch: Nieuw Amsterdam) is one of the largest towns in Guyana, located in the East Berbice-Corentyne Region, 62 mi (100 km) from the capital, Georgetown. It is located on the eastern bank of the Berbice River, 4 mi (6.4 km) upriver from its mouth at the Atlantic Ocean, and immediately south of the Canje River. New Amsterdam’s population is approximately 33,000.   read more…

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