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Linden, Guyana

Linden is the second largest city in Guyana after Georgetown, and capital of the Upper Demerara-Berbice region, located at 6°0′0″N 58°18′0″W, altitude 48 metres. It was declared a town in 1970, and includes the communities of MacKenzie, Christian ...

                                               

Mabaruma

Mabaruma is the administrative centre for Region One of Guyana. It is located close to the Aruka River on a narrow plateau above the surrounding rainforest at an elevation of 13 metres. He replaced Morawhanna as a regional capital, after the form ...

                                               

Mahaicony

Mahaicony is a community that is made up several villages on the East Coast of Demerara -- Region 5 in Guyana, located at 06°33′N 57°48′W. Mahaiconys physical boundaries on the coast is from De Hoop village in the west to Calcutta village in the ...

                                               

Mahdia, Guyana

Mahdia is a town in the Potaro-Siparuni region of Guyana, located near the centre of the country at an altitude of 415 metres. Commerce is centred on the areas gold and diamond mining operations. As such it responds to and is affected by the econ ...

                                               

Matthews Ridge

During the 1960s, Matthews Ridge was being considered as a potential area in which to relocate the capital city of Guyana. During that same era, it was the location of a large manganese mining operation. After being closed for many years, it has ...

                                               

Moraikobai

The community was initially called" Moracoba”, a name that was birthed from a combination of two Arawak words, Mora’ meaning tree and Coba’ meaning stump. However, several decades ago the name was officially changed to Moraikobai’. The village is ...

                                               

New Amsterdam, Guyana

New Amsterdam is one of the largest towns in Guyana, located in the East Berbice-Corentyne Region, 100 kilometres from the capital, Georgetown. It is located on the eastern bank of the Berbice River, 6 km upriver from its mouth at the Atlantic Oc ...

                                               

Nonpareil, Guyana

Nonpareil was the name of a sugarcane plantation, and later a village, on the east coast Demerara Region of Guyana that operated until the mid 20th century. Although the factory and village were torn down and disassembled in the 1940s, its popula ...

                                               

Orealla

Orealla is an Indigenous community in the East Berbice-Corentyne Region of Guyana, on the Courantyne River, approximately 33 miles south of Crabwood Creek and 11 miles north of Epira, located at 5°17′50″N 57°20′50″W, altitude 11 metres. 15 miles ...

                                               

Port Mourant

Port Mourant is a village located in Region 6, Guyana. This agriculturally sustained village is famous for producing one of the country’s most influential and iconic political figures, Dr. Cheddi Jagan. Dr. Jagan and many of his contemporaries fr ...

                                               

Princeville, Guyana

Princeville is an Amerindian community in the Potaro-Siparuni Region of Guyana. It is located some 12 miles away from Mahdia along the Potaro River. It has a population of 180 persons consisting only of Amerindians. Most of the Amerindians found ...

                                               

Santa Rosa, Guyana

Santa Rosa is a community in the Barima-Waini region of northern Guyana. Its population is approximately 10.000. Santa Rosa is the largest Amerindian village in Guyana. This predominantly Arawak village is located on the Moruka River, 29 km from ...

                                               

St. Monica Karawab

The village is located on the eastern bank of the Upper Pomeroon River, 40 miles from Charity on the Essequibo Coast. It can only be accessed via the Pomeroon River.

                                               

Surama

Surama is an Amerindian village in the North Rupununi area and the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region of Guyana, with a population of approximately 304 people. The village is primarily inhabited by Makushi people.

                                               

Tumatumari

Tumatumari is a community in the Potaro-Siparuni Region of Guyana, located some 15 km upstream of the confluence of the Potaro and Essequibo Rivers. It was initially an Amerindian settlement but is now a mixture of different race groups similar t ...

                                               

Tumatumari Landing

Tumatumari Landing is a small community in the Potaro-Siparuni Region of Guyana, across the Potaro River from Tumatumari, near the Konawaruk Road. The area has a great degree of racial integration. Persons of African descent who represent approxi ...

                                               

Wowetta

Wowetta is an indigenous village in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region in Guyana inhabited by mostly Macushi people. The village has a population of 312 and 58 households according to 2006 census. The village got its meaning as "Soft out" th ...

                                               

Champ de Mars, Port-au-Prince

Champ de Mars is the biggest public park in the downtown area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It consists of a series of public squares divided by large boulevards.

                                               

Anse-à-Galets

Anse-à-Galets is a commune and city in the La Gonave Arrondissement, in the Ouest department on Gonave Island in Haiti, located to the west-northwest of Port-au-Prince in the Gulf of Gonave. It is the largest commune on the island and has 62.559 ...

                                               

Baraderes

Baraderes is a commune in the Nippes department in the southwest part of Haiti. The town has a picturesque market square with a large church. There are few shops and no hotels. The district economy is based on subsistence agriculture, although a ...

                                               

Bel Air, Haiti

Bel Air is a neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is a slum area of the city and suffers from poverty. Crime is widespread, and kidnappings and killings have created panic among the local population. The neighborhood is also noted for housin ...

                                               

Belle-Anse

The towns previous name was Saltrou, a name that is still commonly used by some old timers. The name Saltrou was changed during the 60s through the efforts of a well-known Deputy congressman named Hugo Paul. He served during the early years of th ...

                                               

Bois Verna

Bois Verna is a neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It has one of the largest concentration of the historic Haitian gingerbread style houses present.

                                               

Bombardopolis

Bombardopolis is a commune located in the hilly country of the Mole-Saint-Nicolas Arrondissement, in the Nord-Ouest department of Haiti.

                                               

Borgne

Borgne is a commune in the Borgne Arrondissement, in Nord department of Haiti. The economy there is based on agriculture and fishery. Other nearby places include Port-Margot, Robin, and Fond La Grange. Borgne is currently in the early stages of d ...

                                               

Boucan-Carre

Boucan-Carre is a commune in the Mirebalais Arrondissement, in the Centre department of Haiti. It has 48.700 inhabitants.

                                               

Camp-Perrin

The city of Camp-Perrin was created during the eighteenth century when three Frenchmen Colon de France, the Perrin brothers, arrived with the goal of studying the possibilities of culture of coffee, cotton and indigo, as well as the exploitation ...

                                               

Cange, Haiti

Cange is a small remote village in the Mirebalais Arrondissement, in the Centre department of Haiti. Cange is the location of an American funded hospital, Zanmi Lasante, run by Partners in Health. It is accessible by vehicle as it is located dire ...

                                               

Cap-Haïtien

Cap-Haïtien, often referred to as Le Cap or Au Cap, is a commune of about 190.000 people on the north coast of Haiti and capital of the department of Nord. Previously named Cap‑Français and Cap‑Henri, it was historically nicknamed the Paris of th ...

                                               

Caracol, Nord-Est

In 2012 the Caracol Industrial Park was built on a square mile, 600 acre, 252 hectare site near Caracol. The $300 million project, which was to include a 10-megawatt power plant, road, a water-treatment plant, worker housing in neighboring commun ...

                                               

Carrefour, Ouest

Carrefour is a largely residential commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti. The commune had a population of 373.916 at the 2003 Census, and was officially estimated to have grown to 511.345 inhabitants in 20 ...

                                               

Cavaellon

Its nearest neighboring towns/cities are Nan Cotie 12km north, Saint-Louis-du-Sud 20km southeast, and Les Cayes 16km west. Balou with Canoe, Bonne fin, Digo fat, Feb, Garnd-Dieu, Grand-place and Grand-Blois, Mary gross, Lellet, Marche, Nan Cotie, ...

                                               

Cayes-Jacmel

Cayes-Jacmel is a commune in the Jacmel Arrondissement, in the Sud-Est department of Haiti. It has 36693 inhabitants. Cayes-Jacmel is down the road from Cyvadier and home to a lovely public beach and has a remarkable farmers market. The town is a ...

                                               

Croix-des-Bouquets

Croix-des-Bouquets is a commune in the Ouest department of Haiti. It is located 12.9 kilometers to the northeast of Haitis capital city, Port-au-Prince. Originally located on the shore, it was relocated inland after the 1770 Port-au-Prince earthq ...

                                               

Dame-Marie, GrandAnse

Dame Marie is a small seaside commune located on the western tip of Haiti, in the arrondissement of Anse-dHainault, in the GrandAnse department of Haiti. The municipalitys population according to the 2003 census is 27.127 inhabitants. Unlike othe ...

                                               

Delmas, Ouest

Delmas is a commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti. Delmas itself is an urban continuation of the capital city. Delmas is also the location of much of the areas commercial and industrial enterprise. Delmas ...

                                               

Dessalines

Dessalines or sometimes Marchand-Dessalines, is a commune in the Artibonite department of Haiti. It is named after Jean-Jacques Dessalines, a leader of the Haitian Revolution and the first ruler of independent Haiti. It is known as the First Blac ...

                                               

Durissy

The village has a parochial elementary school, Our Lady of Perpetual Help. The school was founded by father Anis Yves 5 Oct 2002. Visit: the contribution of schools and furniture. She also supported teachers salaries in 2008. This is a private fu ...

                                               

Fond-des-Blancs

Fond-des-Blancs is a communal section located in the Sud department of Haiti in the Aquin Arrondissement. It is the home of many people of Polish descent who have fought for the Haitian resistance during the Napoleonic Wars, after switching sides ...

                                               

Grand-Goave

Grand Goave is a commune in the Leogane Arrondissement in the Ouest department of southwestern Haiti. In rivière de Grand Goâve passes to the East of the city. He shunted the national route No. 2 to the South and moved down the street Tonnere to ...

                                               

Gressier

Gressier is a commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti. It has 25.947 inhabitants. According to CAGH – Committee for the advancement of Gressier has about 75.000. It is located about 12.5 miles West of Port-A ...

                                               

Jean-Rabel

Jean-Rabel is a commune located west of the city of Port-de-Paix and east of the city of the Mole-Saint-Nicolas Arrondissement, in the Nord-Ouest department of Haiti. As of 2015, the estimated adult population was 148.416. The town of Jean-Rabel ...

                                               

Jeremie

Jeremie is a commune and capital city of the GrandAnse department in Haiti. It had a population of about 31.000 at the 2003 census. It is relatively isolated from the rest of the country. The Grande-Anse River flows near the city. Jeremie is call ...

                                               

Kenscoff

Kenscoff is a commune in the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, in the Ouest department of Haiti, located in the foothills of the Chaine de la Selle mountain range, some 10 kilometres to the southeast of the capital city of Port-au-Prince. The altitu ...

                                               

La Source, Haiti

La Source is a communal section in the Corail Arrondissement, in the GrandAnse department of Haiti. It was mentioned in a recent documentary film called the philosopher kings. One former resident, who emigrated to the United States, Josue Lajeune ...

                                               

La Vallee-de-Jacmel

Situated between the communes of Jacmel et Bainet. The name La Vallee de Jacmel could translate as "The Valley of Jacmel" but it is actually located 800 meters above sea level.

                                               

Lafiteau

Lafiteau, also called Carrefour Lafiteau, is a small industrial port town, about nine miles north of the capital, Port-au-Prince, in the commune of Cabaret in the Haiti. It lies to the south of Titanyen. Many supply ships entered this port in the ...

                                               

Lascahobas

Lascahobas is a commune located in the Centre department of Haiti, roughly one hour east of Mirebalais, 10 minutes south of Lac de Peligre, and one hour west of the border with the Dominican Republic. The population is about 7.574 people, as of 2012.

                                               

Les Cayes

Les Cayes Y, French, often referred to as Aux Cayes, is a commune and seaport in the Les Cayes Arrondissement, in the Sud department of Haiti, with a population of 71.236. Due to its isolation from the political turmoil of the capital, Port-au-Pr ...

                                               

Les Irois

It had 24.374 inhabitants in 2015, of which 53% 12.993 were adults of 18 years and older. Most of the population lives in areas classified as rural 15.923 or 65%. This share fell from 66% in 2012 means a mild, but significant urbanization. A sign ...

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