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Living in Georgetown, Guyana:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

11 local experts

If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Georgetown, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked 11 people living in Georgetown what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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Georgetown is the chief commercial and manufacturing centre of Guyana. It exports various products most of which come from the Guyanese hinterland. Large sugar refineries are located in the city. Guyana’s highway network is poor, although roads do lead along the coast and inland from Georgetown for a short distance. The city is served by various international steamship lines and airlines. All in all Georgetown is a city to explore.

Silkline, says: 2020

My city, named Georgetown is the one in which a grew up. The area comprises of several businesses and schools, a lot of which are found adjacent to each other. Living in Georgetown is also beneficial due to the proximity of all the necessary facilities such as hospitals and banks.

Georgia, says: 2020

Georgetown is a diverse city, as is the country Guyana. Filled with people of different ethnicity, religious beliefs and cultural practises. The city is quite populated but yet the alluring sights of famous yet symbolic monuments draw people to it, the amazing sights of the ra untouched nature captured in various open gardens and parks, allows its citizens to make a contact with mother nature.

Georgetown, where I reside, is a populous city and the business capital of Guyana. It is extremely busy with houses quite close to each other and parks, gardens, and restaurants. However, it has possibilities for those seeking employment, relaxation, or educational opportunities. Therefore, you should consider these factors if moving to this city.

Shikeade, says: 2020

Georgetown is a busy city, with many cross corners, need for caution when to avoid getting lost. Secondly, vending is usually done on main streets, example Regent Street. Thirdly they must also know that people tend to drive above the speed limit very often.

Anastaysha, says: 2020

Georgetown is the highlight of Guyana. The busy life of Stabroek Market is eternal. People bustle about, day and night, she never sleeps. In the dewy morning the greens are laid out as shoppers pursue the area. Fruits, vegetables, provisions, fish and meats – all in never ending varieties. The view is overwhelming.

Georgetown is the capital of Guyana which is found in South America. It has a vast majority of cultures and many business opportunities. It is easily accessible and everything can be found easily without a hassle. The citizens are friendly and always welcome new visitors. Georgetown also provides many fauna and flora.

Pamela, says: 2020

it is heavily populated, land is almost non-existent as to relates to purchasing and rent is very high. Further, it is the capital of Guyana and a lot of businesses are located there. However, despite the over-population, it is the heart of the nation.

It would be best to know of the communities and houses that are safe This person should consider knowing the places to visit for their basic necessities, government offices and for recreation. The person should also know how to recognize what is reasonable when dealing with the people and what is not.

Anastaysha, says: 2020

Georgetown has a tropical climate, it is in Guyana, South America. There is a diverse pool of ethnicity which is responsible for very diverse cultural practices and beliefs. The main language is English and there is the popular creole that is spoken by natives all across the country. It must be duly noted that the creole spoken is different across regions. However, English is understood across the country.

Silkline, says: 2020

It is the Garden City of the Caribbean. It is on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the country’s river called Demerara River. Many buildings in the city are constructed of woods, which makes it different from other cities around the Caribbean. Georgetown is the chief commercial centre of Guyana.

Georgia, says: 2020

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