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Coordinates: 6°30′29″N58°15′07″W / 6.508°N 58.252°W / 6.508; -58.252 Coordinates: 6°30′29″N58°15′07″W / 6.508°N 58.252°W / 6.508; -58.252
Country Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
Region Demerara-Mahaica
 (2012) [1]
Time zone UTC-4
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Timehri is a village in Guyana located 41 kilometers to the south of the nation's capital Georgetown. The name "Timehri" is an Amerindian word meaning "paintings and drawings on the rock" [2]

It contains the Cheddi Jagan International Airport which is the major international airport of the country. The airport used to be called Timehri International Airport. [3]

It is also home to the South Dakota Circuit where numerous international competitors meet and participate in motor racing events each year. The track is located on a former part of the airport. [4] [5]

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Cheddi Jagan</span> 4th President of Guyana (1992–1997)

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Cheddi Jagan International Airport</span> Airport in Timehri

Cheddi Jagan International Airport, formerly Timehri International Airport, is the primary airport of Guyana. The airport is located on the right bank of the Demerara River in the city of Timehri, 41 kilometres (25 mi) south of Guyana's capital, Georgetown. It is the larger of the two international airports serving Georgetown with the other airport being the Eugene F. Correira International Airport.

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South Dakota Circuit is a permanent motor racing track in Timehri, behind the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Guyana. It is operated by the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club. The circuit hosts national circuit racing including the GMR&SC Skyline Mortgage Caribbean Race of Champions and various drag racing events. On May 9, 2008, the Stabroek News published a letter from a reader that suggested that the circuit lacks adequate washroom facilities.

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Soesdyke is a village in the Demerara-Mahaica Region, Guyana, located between the Demerara River and the East Bank Public Road. Soesdyke is located just after the village called Den Heuvel (Coverden) if you are coming from Georgetown, which is the capital of Guyana. On the other end of Soesdyke is the village Timehri about 3 miles northeast of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

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  2. Remembering Cheddi Jagan Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
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  4. "South Dakota Circuit". Silhouet.
  5. "TRACKS: SOUTH DAKOTA". Guido de Carli.