in Distrikt Brokopondo, Suriname
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 4.994 and -54.999 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 4° 59' 37" and W -54° 59' 54"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - SRD
- Spoken languages:
- Dutch, English, Javanese
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:23 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: America/Paramaribo
- UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:32 am and 6:23 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -5.755 and 123.990 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Suriname.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Suriname. Last Update: 2023-11-28 08:25:59
Delve into Afobaka
Afobaka in Distrikt Brokopondo is a town located in Suriname about 61 mi (or 99 km) south of Paramaribo, the country's capital town.
Time in Afobaka is now 06:23 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Afobaka. The closest airport in Suriname is Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 55 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Suriname is Historic Inner City of Paramaribo in a distance of 58 mi (or 94 km), North.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Brokopondo, Onverwacht, Lelydorp, Paramaribo and Nieuw Amsterdam. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 10% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Tuesday, 28th of November 2023
33°C (91 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Wednesday, 29th of November 2023
33°C (92 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Thursday, 30th of November 2023
31°C (87 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Door de Rimboe
Op de terugweg naar Paramaribo nog even een binnendoor weggetje om naar een riviertje te gaan.
Tijdens een trip naar Atjonie Zijn we gestop bij Brokopondo Om foto's en video's te maken.
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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.
Afobaka Airstrip is an airstrip located near Afobaka, a village in the Brokopondo District of Suriname. Between 1960 and 1964, the 1913 meter-long Afobaka Dam was built on the Suriname River, creating the Brokopondo Reservoir. The Afobaka Airstrip is nearby this Brokopondo Reservoir, officially named Professor Doctor Ingenieur W. J. van Blommestein Meer, and also called the Brokopondostuwmeer. It is named after the Surakarta-born Dutch hydrological engineer Willem Johan van Blommestein.
Afobaka is a village in the Brokopondo District of Suriname. Between 1960 and 1964, the 1913 meter-long Afobaka Dam was built on the Suriname River, creating the Brokopondo Reservoir. The Afobaka Airstrip is nearby.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Afobaka.
- Nieuw Amsterdam
- Nieuw Nickerie
- New Amsterdam
- Fort Wellington
- Anna Regina
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: