Parika

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Parika
Location in Guyana
Coordinates: 6°52′N58°25′W / 6.867°N 58.417°W / 6.867; -58.417 Coordinates: 6°52′N58°25′W / 6.867°N 58.417°W / 6.867; -58.417
Country Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
Region Essequibo Islands-West Demerara
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total4,385

Parika is a port village located in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region of Guyana. Its ferry service is operated by the Ministry of Transportation, to and from the Essequibo Islands and West Demerara area. It is a hub for land transport, since it is a route stop for local taxis commonly called "buses."

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References

  1. "2012 Population by Village". Statistics Guyana. Retrieved 15 August 2020.