in Distrikt Commewijne, Suriname

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.883 and -55.050 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 52' 59" and W -55° 2' 59"
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: 02:52 AM (Monday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:32 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.969 and 124.064 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Suriname in South America

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: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

Delve into Geertruidenberg

Geertruidenberg in Distrikt Commewijne is a town located in Suriname a little east of Paramaribo, the country's capital town.

Time in Geertruidenberg is now 02:52 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Geertruidenberg. The closest airport in Suriname is Zorg en Hoop Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Inner City of Paramaribo in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nieuw Amsterdam, Paramaribo, Lelydorp, Onverwacht and Groningen. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 10%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 15th of April 2024

29°C (83 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

28°C (82 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Courtyard Paramaribo

6,8 mi
Anton Dragtenweg 52-54
0 Paramaribo

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

The Mansion Suites

4,8 mi
Anton Dragtenweg 191

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Hotel North Resort

6,2 mi
J.d. Gompertstraat 145-147

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Wicherstraat studio & appartementen Paramaribo Suriname

Published: September 16, 2014
Length: 14:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Wicherstraat Paramaribo Suriname Vakantiewoning - Stagewoning - huurwoning 2x studio en 2x appartement te huur met warm water, airco en wifi internet Op loopafstand van het centrum van ...

Vakantiewoning Paramaribo, Suriname: Cocoslaan Appartement te huur. Holiday House, Rental

Published: December 13, 2014
Length: 52:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CasaCama Huurwoningen

Voor meer info, foto's en reserveringen: Cocoslaan, Paramaribo: Een mooi en ruim benedenappartement met 2 slaapkamers, ...

Restaurant Cosa Nostra Paramaribo

Published: January 09, 2010
Length: 11:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: horstjvd

Sfeerinpressie Restaurant Cosa Nostra Paramaribo.

Lluvia en Paramaribo

Published: February 09, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Miguel Antonio Armas Rivas

This video was uploaded from an Android phone.

regen en nog eens regen

Published: June 23, 2014
Length: 43:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sakimin Resodikromo

Elke dag regen in Paramaribo. Maar we blijven vrolijk al is dat af en toe moeilijk.

Aflevering 2: De Krekel en de Jaguar

Published: October 19, 2010
Length: 19:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kwartierleesplezier

In deze aflevering zijn we te gast in de Paramaribo Zoo. Het boek waar uit voorgelezen wordt is de Krekel en de Jaguar van de schrijver Paul Middellijn. Ook komen we veel meer te weten over...

Maisonadia RedLight

Published: October 09, 2012
Length: 45:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SuriTrooper

This video was uploaded from an Android phone.

R33 GT-R vs Yamaha R6 Run 1

Published: June 22, 2012
Length: 39:42 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: ReesNoBoeng

Restaurant Cosa Nostra Bar

Published: January 09, 2010
Length: 41:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: horstjvd

Bar van het restaurant.

Nieuw Amsterdam

Published: June 30, 2014
Length: 56:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Justin Fernandes

Did some flying above nieuw amsterdam.

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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.


Zanderij is a village located in the northern part of Suriname, situated 50 kilometres south of the capital Paramaribo on the Southern East-West Link. The Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport is located near the village.

Located at 5.88333, -55.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Para District

Nieuw Amsterdam, Suriname

Nieuw Amsterdam is the capital of the Commewijne District in Suriname. It is a small coastal town situated at the confluence of the Suriname River and Commewijne River, just across from Paramaribo, the country's capital. Its population at the 2004 census was 5,489, with around 1,200 people living in the main town, most of whom are of Javanese and Hindustani origin.

Located at 5.88333, -55.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated coastal places in Suriname, Populated places in Commewijne District

Commewijne River

Commewijne River is a river in northern Suriname . It originates in the hills of the Commewijne District and flows northwards until it receives the meandering Cottica River from the right and then runs westward until it unites with the south-north running Suriname River at Nieuw Amsterdam. Here, after some 30 kilometres it enters the Atlantic Ocean. It has a river basin of 6,600 square kilometres .

Located at 5.9, -55.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Suriname, Commewijne District