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Use the currency converter below to calculate the current exchange rate for the city of Georgetown. The currency used in Georgetown is the Guyana Dollar. Georgetown is the capital of Guyana.

If you are traveling to Georgetown, you will need to exchange your currency for the Guyanese Dollar. You may exchange your money for the Guyana Dollar at most Georgetown banks or at specialized stores called Foreign Exchange Bureaus. Look for signs that say Bureau De Change, Geld Wechseln or Cambio. You may be able to exchange your money at the Georgetown airport, but exchange rates may not be the best. You should consider purchasing the Guyana Dollar currency at a more favorable exchange rate before you arrive in Georgetown. You can do that by researching online currency brokers that do foreign exchange. If on holiday, vacation, or business you can also inquire about purchasing travellers checks (Travellers Cheques). Also, before your trip, consult with your credit or debit card bank about the foreign exchange transaction fees charged for using your card in Georgetown, Guyana.

Georgetown Currency Converter, Guyana Dollar (GYD) 


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About Georgetown

Georgetown, estimated population 239,227 (2002 Guyana census), is the capital and largest city of Guyana, located in the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the Demerara River and it was nicknamed 'Garden City of the Caribbean.' Georgetown is located at 6°48′N 58°10′W / 6.8°N 58.167°W / 6.8; -58.167. The city serves primarily as a retail and administrative centre. It also serves as a financial services centre.

Construction booms
Like most Caribbean nations, Guyana hosted matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007. Georgetown experienced a boom in construction including the following "major projects":

* Providence Stadium, Providence (a few miles south)
* Buddy's Hotel and Resort, Providence
* East Bank Highway expansion (4 lanes)
* Georgetown Centre Shopping Mall (City Mall)
* Providence Mall
* Greater Georgetown Conference Centre
* Repavement of all roads
* Repairing Demerara Harbour Bridge
* Construction of many private houses
* Construction/Renovation of churches,mosques and mandirs.

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