Orinduik

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Orinduik
Village
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Orinduik
Location in Guayana
Coordinates: 04°42′N60°01′W / 4.700°N 60.017°W / 4.700; -60.017
Country Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
Region Potaro-Siparuni
Elevation
1,975 ft (601 m)
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total3

Orinduik is a diamond-mining community in the Potaro-Siparuni region of Guyana near the border with Brazil.

The diamond production has seen a steep decrease in the 21st century, however oil is been explored nearby since 2019. [2] Orinduik has a population of 3 people as of 2012. [1]

Orinduik Falls is a popular tourist attraction. Orinduik Airport provides access to the area. [3] It has a police station. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  2. "Guyana: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources". AZO Mining. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  3. "Toshaos complain about substandard work on transport infrastructure". Stabroek News. 2019-10-11. Retrieved 2021-01-28.
  4. "No evidence of trafficking of Cuban, Haitian nationals in Guyana". Stabroek News. 2018-08-10. Retrieved 2021-01-28.