Demerara – The County

Last updated: September 30, 2018 at 19:36 pm

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Demerara is one of one Guyana’s three counties. It is also the smallest of the three counties. Demerara is home to the Capital City of Guyana, which is called Georgetown.

Demerara is Guyana’s smallest but most important county. It is important because the capital city and chief port Georgetown is located there.

Demerara is separated from Berbice by the Abary River. One historical landmark in the county of Demerara is the Stabroek Market. The Stabroek Market is built entirely of cast iron and extends into the Demerara River. It was built by the Dutch who opened it to the public in the year 1881.

Today, many people own businesses in the Stabroek market. They sell every thing from fish to electronic items.

Other communities inside of Demerara include:

Ann’s Grove

Agricola Village

Alberttown

Albouyston

Alexander Village

Annandale

Bagotstown

Beehive

Bel Air

Bel Air Gardens

Bel Air Park

Bel Air Springs

Belfield Village

Beterverwagting

Big Diamond

Blygezight Gardens

Bourda

Buxton

Campbelville

Cane Grove

Charlestown

Clonbrook

Courida Park

Craig

De Kinderen

Demerara

Diamond

Diamond Place

Enmore

Enterprise

Georgetown

Glasgow Village

Good Intent

Grahams Hall

Great Diamond

Hai Maruni

Houston

Hyde Park

Kingston

Kitty Village

La Grange

La Penitence

Lacytown

Lamaha Gardens

Land of Canaan

Lodge Village

Low Wood

Lusignan

Mahaica Village

Martins Burial Ground

Mon Repos

Nabacalis

New Burg

New Haven

Newton

Non Pariel

Number Ten

Plaisance Village

Prashad Nagar

Providence

Queenstown

Robbstown

Silver Hill

Stabroek

St. Cuthbert’s Mission (Pakuri)

Subryanville

Timehri

Victoria

Vigilance

Werk e Rust

Wortmanville

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