Balaté
in Guyane of Guyane, French Guiana

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.484 and -54.042 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 29' 0" and W -54° 2' 29"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:19 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Cayenne
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:27 am and 6:43 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-3.768 and 126.487 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Enbotit
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for French Guiana in South America

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to French Guiana.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning French Guiana. Last Update: 2024-04-18 08:12:24

Delve into Balaté

Balaté in Guyane (Guyane) is a city located in French Guiana about 124 mi (or 199 km) west of Cayenne, the country's capital town.

Current time in Balaté is now 11:19 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Cayenne with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Balaté. The closest airport in French Guiana is Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Historic Inner City of Paramaribo in Suriname at a distance of 60 mi (or 97 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Albina, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, Mana, Iracoubo and Brokopondo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 19th of April 2024

34°C (92 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

29°C (83 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

24°C (76 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Le Village Amérindiens de Terre Rouge (Awala Unt+ Kali'na)

Published: March 07, 2014
Length: 38:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Maurice Glas

Le Village Amérindiens de Terre Rouge (Awala Unt+ Kali'na) a intronisé son chef coutumier. Pour la première fois depuis la création du village par son aïeul, c'est sa petite fille qui...


Enrobé à chaud de la voie d'accès au village Paddock

Published: February 20, 2014
Length: 55:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mairie97320

L'enrobé à chaud de la voie de Fatima se fer d'ici 15 jours, dès que les travaux de mise en place de l'éclairage public seront terminés.


Village Amérindiens de Terre Rouge (Awala Unt+ Kali'na)

Published: March 03, 2014
Length: 27:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Maurice Glas

Le Village Amérindiens de Terre Rouge (Awala Unt+ Kali'na) a intronisé son chef coutumier. Pour la première fois depuis la création du village par son aïeul, c'est sa petite fille qui...


crossing the Maroni river from Saint Laurent to Albina

Published: August 19, 2012
Length: 35:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: atjoni

source wikipedias The Maroni or Marowijne (French: Maroni, Dutch: Marowijne, Sranan Tongo: Marwina-Liba) is a river in South America. It originates in the Tumuk Humak Mountains and forms the...


Le premier mariage homosexuel de Guyane célébré à Saint-Laurent du Maroni.

Published: August 30, 2013
Length: 26:18 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: mairie97320


École La Salle Saint-Laurent du Maroni

Published: November 04, 2010
Length: 13:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mediasfec

Un mois après l'ouverture, brève visite à l'école La Salle de Saint-Laurent du Maroni. Montage : F Paul CORNEC.


La grande parade de l'ouest 2013

Published: January 29, 2013
Length: 14:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mairie97320

Le Comité des Festivals et Carnavals de l'Ouest et la Mairie de Saint-Laurent du Maroni ont organisé la grande parade de l'ouest le dimanche 27 janvier dernier. Les groupes de la ville ont...


Saint Laurent du Maroni, Guyane, journee sport nature en ULM

Published: July 09, 2014
Length: 24:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Maurice Glas

Journée sport nature Guyane Juillet 2014, Comité Régional ULM Guyane, avec le concourt du Club de Saint Laurent du Maroni, ULM HYDRO GIRO. Merci à tous les bénévoles qui ont permis la...


Saint Laurent du Maroni, Guyane, dernier vol en ULM

Published: July 24, 2013
Length: 51:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Maurice Glas

Dernier vol en Guyane avant le départ ou plutôt le retour vers la métropole. C'est quand même agréable une coupe de champagne en vol ULM. Il faut tout de même oser.


Raid ULM Guyane 2013

Published: November 18, 2013
Length: 00:32 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Maurice Glas

Raid ULM Guyane 2013, relier les berges du Maroni (Saint Laurent du Maroni) à celles de l'Oyapok (Saint Georges de L'Oyapok). Se poser et survoler les rizières de Mana, Puis le Centre Spatial...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Albina, Suriname

Albina is a town in eastern Suriname, and is capital of the Marowijne District. The town lies on the west bank of the Marowijne river (Maroni river), which forms the border with French Guiana, directly opposite the French Guianan town of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, to which it is connected by a frequent ferry service. Albina can be reached by bus via the East-West Link. The distance between Paramaribo and Albina is about 150 kilometres .

Located at 5.5, -54.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, French Guiana–Suriname border crossings, Populated places in Marowijne District

Prison of St-Laurent-du-Maroni

The prison of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (occasionally called Saint-Laurent-sur-Maroni) was the main penal establishment of French Guiana for a century. Some of the buildings were restored in the early 1980s.

Located at 5.50417, -54.0325 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of French Guiana

Albina Airstrip

Albina Airstrip is an airport located near Albina, a town in and the capital of the Marowijne district in Suriname.

Located at 5.51667, -54.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Suriname, Marowijne District

2009 Albina, Suriname riots

The 2009 Albina, Suriname riots took place on December 24–25, 2009, when local maroon inhabitants attacked Brazilian, Chinese, Colombian and Peruvian gold diggers after a man was allegedly stabbed to death by a Brazilian. One death has been confirmed by the local police authorities, but Roman Catholic Brazilian priest José Vergílio, which is aiding the victims, said that at least seven people died, vehicles and houses were burned and stores owned by Chinese were plundered.

Located at 5.5, -54.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2009 in Suriname, 2009 riots, Brazilian diaspora, Chinese diaspora

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport is an airport serving Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, a commune of French Guiana.

Located at 5.48306, -54.0344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in French Guiana

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Balaté