New Amsterdam (Nieuw Amsterdam in Dutch), located in the East Berbice-Corentyne Region, 62 miles from the capital, Georgetown, is one of the largest towns in Guyana. It is located four miles upriver from the Atlantic Ocean mouth of the Berbice River, on its eastern bank, immediately south of the Canje River (6°15′N 57°31′W). New Amsterdam's population is approximately 33,000.

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