Long Creek, Guyana

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Long Creek
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Long Creek
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 6°16′08″N58°14′35″W / 6.2688°N 58.2431°W / 6.2688; -58.2431 Coordinates: 6°16′08″N58°14′35″W / 6.2688°N 58.2431°W / 6.2688; -58.2431
Country Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
Region Demerara-Mahaica
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total168
Time zone UTC-4
Climate Af

Long Creek is a village located 24.5 km up the Soesdyke-Linden Highway in the Demerara-Mahaica region of Guyana. Long Creek is hidden out of sight at the end of a trail off the highway. [2]

There is no electricity in the village except for private Diesel generators. The economy is based on subsistence farming, fishing and coal production. [2]

Long Creek has two churches and one primary school. [3] The Cottage Health Centre is the closest healthcare facility. [2]

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References

  1. "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  2. 1 2 3 "Long Creek". Stabroek News. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  3. "Primary Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 19 August 2020.