Georgetown is the capital of Guyana, located in Region 4, which is also known as the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is the country's largest urban centre.
Kaieteur Falls - on the Potaro River, a tributary of the Essequibo River, the falls flow over a sandstone table and drop 741 feet into a deep valley. Five times the height of Niagara, the falls vary in width from 250 feet in the dry season to 400 feet at the height of the wet season. The falls are difficult to reach but several tour agencies in Georgetown offer 4 day trips.
1763 Monument "Cuffy" - (died in 1763), was an Akan man who was captured in his native West Africa and sold into slavery to work in the plantations of the Dutch colony of Berbice in present-day Guyana. He became famous because in 1763 he led a revolt of more than 2,500 slaves against the colony regime. Today, he is a national hero in Guyana. The 1763 monument is situated at Square of the Revolution, Georgetown, stands 15 feet tall and weighs two and a half tons.
The 2016 CBC U16 Championships for Men and Women will take place in Guyana from July 3 to 16.
All competition games will be hosted at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall and training at the National Gymnasium in the captial city of Georgetown.
The 10 participating teams in the Men's category will be divided into 2 groups (A & B) of 5 teams each and 7 participating teams in the Women's category will be divided into 2 groups (A & B) of 4 & 3 teams.
The CBC U16 Championship is a FIBA sponsored basketball tournament where national teams from the Caribbean participate. The top three teams, both men and women, earn berths to Centro Basket U17 Championship where they compete for spots in the FIBA Americas U18 Cup, from which they can qualify for the FIBA U19 World Cup or the Youth Olympics.