Region 6



East Berbice – Corentyne

Region 6 Guyana

The East Berbice/ Corentyne extends from the East bank of the Berbice River to the West bank of the Corentyne River. The region has an area of 14290 square miles (37000 square kilometers). ). It comprises of the Hinterland Forest, the Low Coastal Plain and the Hilly Sand and Clay Region.

Place names

  • Skeldon (village and home of Skeldon Sugar Estate)
  • Camp Jaguar (Guyana Defense Force Military Post)
  • Orealla (Amerindian Village)
  • New Amsterdam (Town)
  • Corriverton (Town)
  • Rosehall (Town)
  • Sierra Acarai Mountain Range (Boundary between Guyana and Brazil)

Economic Activities

  • Rice and sugar production
  • Green vegetables, ground provisions
  • Coconuts
  • Cattle rearing