Upper Demerara – Upper Berbice

Region 10 Guyana

The Upper Demerara/ Upper Berbice Region is situated within the eastern center of the country and is bordered by all regions with the exception of Regions 1, 2 and 9. The Region has an area of 6,450 square miles (167,00 square kilometers) and is the only one that does not have a coastal boundary or International Frontier. It comprises of mostly the Hilly Sand and Clay Region and Hinterland Forested Region.

Place names

  • Linden (Town)
  • Rockstone (Amerindian village)
  • Mabura Hill

Economic Activities

  • Bauxite mining
  • Timber
  • Agriculture (vegetables, legumes, ground provision)