Kaieteur Falls is a waterfall on the Potaro River in Kaieteur National Park, central Essequibo Territory, Guyana. Kaieteur is among the most powerful waterfalls in the world with an average flow rate of 663 cubic metres per second.
Kaieteur Falls is about four times higher than the Niagara Falls, on the border between Canada and the United States and about twice the height of the Victoria Falls on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe in Africa. It is a single drop waterfall.
Kaieteur Falls is a major tourist attraction in Guyana. The falls is located in Kaieteur National Park and is in the center of Guyana's rainforest. There are frequent flights between the falls airstrip and Ogle Airport and Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown.
Georgetown is the capital of Guyana. It is the country's largest urban centre. Most of the main buildings are centred around the western region of the town.
Around the western-central area is Independence Square and Promenade Gardens, the Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology, the National Library. The Georgetown Cenotaph, at Main and Church Streets, was built in 1923.
It is the site of Remembrance Day (Remembrance Sunday) services in November each year.
The City is protected from the Atlantic Ocean by the Georgetown Seawall. Georgetown is the seat of the University of Guyana and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat which are both located at Turkeyen, on the city's outskirts.