Wednesday, June 9, 2010

- Port Mourant

Jagan, Cheddi
Port Mourant is a village located in region six, East Berbice-Corentyne, in Guyana. This agriculturally sustained village is famous for producing one of the country's most influential political figures, Dr. Cheddi JaganThis little village has produced a number of famous cricketers for example Rohan Kanhai, Basil Butcher, Joe Solomon, Alvin Kallicharran, Randolph Ramnarace, Ivan Madray and John Trim. In addition one of the world famous attorneys Sir Lionel Lockoo was born in Port Mourant. There are number of families who have migrated from Port Mourant to the United States and have become very successful and outstanding. Port Mourant stands on average about 3 ft (1 m) above sea level. To the north of its border is located Guyana's smallest town, Rose Hall, and to the south lies Bloomfield. To the east and west the village is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and sugar cane fields respectively. Census report figures from the Guyana Bureau of Statistics indicate that the settlement's population in 2002 was 7,570 with mixture of races mostly of indo Guyanese. 

Port Mourant also have;
Nine Education institutions

Three Health care
Two Community centers
Two Marketplaces
One Cemetery
Eight Religious Intuitions
Fifteen Settlements
Two Entertainment Centers

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