Abary

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Abary
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 6°33′N57°45′W / 6.550°N 57.750°W / 6.550; -57.750
Country Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
Region Mahaica-Berbice
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total110
Climate As

Abary is a small community in the Mahaica-Berbice Region of Guyana, near the mouth of the Abary River, 43 miles from Georgetown. Abary is known for the Abary Bridge located on the Main Highway. [2] The bridge was originally a railway bridge and has a very steep ascend. [3] The bridge was designed by Joseph Walter Holder who also built the Demerara Harbour Bridge. [2]

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References

  1. "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  2. 1 2 "Joseph Holder: The poetic engineer bridging Guyana for over 50 years". Guyana Chronicle. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  3. "Region 5 (Mahaica-Berbice)". National Trust. Retrieved 18 August 2020.

Coordinates: 6°33′N57°45′W / 6.550°N 57.750°W / 6.550; -57.750