Wednesday, June 9, 2010
- Vreed en Hoop
- Vreed en Hoop is a town at the mouth of the Demerara River on its left bank, in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region of Guyana, located. It is the location of the Regional Democratic Council Office thus making it the Administrative Center for the Essequibo Islands- West Demerara Region of Guyana.
Vreed en Hoop encompasses a few smaller communities, among them New Road, Plantain Walk and Coglan Bush.
The name of the town comes from the Dutch "Vrede en Hoop", translating as "Peace and Hope" in English.
Frequent ferries connect Vreed en Hoop with Georgetown.
Posted by S_Guyana at 10:17 AM