Bartica, Guyana


Bartica, Guyana


Bartica is a town situated at the confluence of the Essequibo, Mazaruni, and Cuyuni Rivers in the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region of Guyana, South America.

Brief History of Bartica

It originated as an Anglican missionary settlement founded in 1837 and consecrated in 1843.

Bartica Toponymy

The name is Bartica originates from an indigenous term signifying “red earth,” reflecting the abundant presence of such terrain in the surrounding area.

Bartica Town Information

Place NameBartica
NicknameGateway to the Interior
EtymologyRed Earth
Estimated Population8,004
Coordinates06°24′N 58°37′W
Bartica, Guyana
Bartica, Guyana