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Essequibo Basin Facts

Basin Area: 237629 237,629 km²
91,724.794 mi²
Average Discharge: 272525.4272,525.4 m³/s
9,624,143.668 cfs
8,600.084 km³/y
Type:watershed or basin, river or creek

Includes Riparians: Brazil; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela;
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The Essequibo Basin is located in South America.

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Riparians Water Features

Located in this basin- Brazil
Located in this basin- Venezuela
Located in this basin- Guyana
Located in this basin- Suriname

Other - Brazil
Other - Guyana
Other - Suriname
Other - Venezuela

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Facts about Included Riparians

RiparianPopulation in BasinArea within Basin in sq. kmIrrigated Lands within Basin in sq kmAverage Discharge in cubic m per second
Brazil0 million0 people135 km²52.124 mi²0 km²0 mi²
Venezuela0.102 million102,000 people52,047 km²20,095.459 mi²0 km²0 mi²15,844.5 m³/s559,543.237 cfs
500.005 km³/y
Guyana0.669 million669,400 people161,362 km²62,302.217 mi²24,200 km²9,343.672 mi²253,512 m³/s8,952,691.784 cfs
8,000.078 km³/y
Suriname0.0387 million38,700 people24,085 km²9,299.27 mi²8,400 km²3,243.258 mi²3,168.9 m³/s111,908.647 cfs
100.001 km³/y
  1. ^ Oregon State University.Transboundary Freshwater Spatial Database Entry for "Essequibo Basin" Accessed August 15 2014 online:
Facts about "Essequibo Basin"RDF feed
Average Discharge272,525.4 m³/s (9,624,143.668 cfs, 8,600.084 km³/y) +
Basin Area237,629 km² (91,724.794 mi²) +
Located in RegionSouth America +
RiparianBrazil +, Guyana +, Suriname + and Venezuela +
Water Feature TypeWatershed or basin + and River or creek +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki.Essequibo Basin +, Essequibo Basin +, Essequibo Basin + and Essequibo Basin +