Maripasoula
in Guyane of Guyane, French Guiana

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
3.642 and -54.032 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 3° 38' 29" and W -54° 1' 54"
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: 05:14 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Cayenne
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:33 am and 6:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-3.595 and 126.175 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Malilai
References
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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: 2022-08-18 07:35:55

Discover Maripasoula

Maripasoula in Guyane (Guyane) is a place in French Guiana about 147 mi (or 237 km) south-west of Cayenne, the country's capital city.

Current time in Maripasoula is now 05:14 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Cayenne with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Maripasoula. The closest airport in French Guiana is Maripasoula Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Central Suriname Nature Reserve in Suriname at a distance of 104 mi (or 168 km).

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 10%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 46% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 18th of August 2022

33°C (91 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 19th of August 2022

33°C (91 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 20th of August 2022

31°C (89 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Remontée du Maroni

Published: March 27, 2014
Length: 51:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gregetcam

Remontée du Maroni en pirogue, d'Apatou à Maripasoula, mars 2014.


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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.

2008 Suriname plane crash

On Thursday, April 3, 2008, an Antonov An-28 operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at the Lawa Antino Airport of Benzdorp in Suriname. The plane carried 17 passengers and a crew of 2, all of whom died in the crash. The crash occurred around 11:00 ART. Initial media reports indicate that the airplane had to abort the landing, as the runway was being used by another Bluewing AN-28 aircraft. The airplane attempted a go-around, but failed to gain height and crashed into a mountain.

Located at 3.658, -54.036 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Accidents and incidents involving the Antonov An-28, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2008, Aviation accidents and incidents in Suriname, 2008 in Suriname

Lawa Antino Airstrip

Lawa Antino Airstrip is an airstrip located near Antino on the Lawa border river between Suriname & French Guiana and the gold mining village of Benzdorp in Suriname. On Thursday, April 3, 2008, an Antonov An-28 operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at the Lawa Antino Airport of Benzdorp in Suriname. The plane carried 17 passengers and a crew of 2, all of whom died in the crash.

Located at 3.658, -54.036 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Suriname

Maripasoula Airport

Maripasoula Airport is an airport located 3.5 km north of Maripasoula, a commune in the arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guiana. It is near the Lawa River, which forms the border between French Guiana and Suriname.

Located at 3.6575, -54.0372 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in French Guiana


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Maripasoula, ماريباسولا, ماریپاسئولا, MPY, Марипасула