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City of Georgetown

Georgetown
Country  Guyana
Region Demerara-Mahaica
Established 1781
Named 29 April 1812
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
Area
 • Water 10 sq mi (30 km2)
 • Urban
20 sq mi (50 km2)
 • Metro
57 sq mi (150 km2)
Elevation
-6 ft (-2 m)
Population
 (2012)
 • Capital city 235,017
Time zone UTC-4
Area code(s) 231, 233, 225, 226, 227

Georgetown is the capital city of Guyana. It is located in the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is the country's largest city. The population in 2012 was about 235,017 people.

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