in Guyane of Guyane, French Guiana
- Central Suriname Nature Reserve (Unesco heritage, 104 mi)
- 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:
- 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:
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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
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 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.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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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.
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.
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.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Maripasoula, ماريباسولا, ماریپاسئولا, MPY, Марипасула