in Distrikt Commewijne, Suriname

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.702 and -55.074 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 42' 6" and W -55° 4' 25"
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: 02:03 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

Explore Laarwijk

Laarwijk in Distrikt Commewijne is located in Suriname about 13 mi (or 21 km) south-east of Paramaribo, the country's capital.

Local time in Laarwijk is now 02:03 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Laarwijk. The closest airport in Suriname is Zorg en Hoop Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 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 18 mi (or 28 km), North-East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lelydorp, Onverwacht, Nieuw Amsterdam, Paramaribo and Groningen. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 15th of April 2024

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

31°C (87 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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water suriname

Published: March 11, 2011
Length: 15:45 min
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Author: jitzzzzz

varen met een korjaal boot.

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Published: March 09, 2009
Length: 57:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: jacquelineschipper

Suriname: boomkippen en tuimelaars. Beelden van Iguana iguana en Tursiops truncatus. De leguanen zijn gefilmd in Paramaribo aan de Kleine Waterstraat nabij Royal Torarica Hotel. De dolfijnen...

Suriname 2013 episode CultuurFestival

Published: December 20, 2013
Length: 51:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: outloek

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Cornerhouse (Het Hoekhuis), Paramaribo, Suriname;

Published: February 14, 2008
Length: 14:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nyukwha

The Suralco Corner House, Waterfront, Paramaribo, Suriname. Many more video's and pictures of the historic inner city of Paramaribo (Unesco World Heritage) on Video...

Fort Zeelandia, Paramaribo, Suriname;

Published: February 14, 2008
Length: 44:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nyukwha

The courtyard of Fort Zeelandia in Paramaribo, Suriname. Many more video's and pictures of the historic inner city of Paramaribo (Unesco World Heritage) on De binnenplaa...

Fort Zeelandia and the officer's residences, Paramaribo, Suriname;

Published: February 16, 2008
Length: 27:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nyukwha

The stone fort proper of Fort Zeelandia and the houses of the officers on the fort grounds, Paramaribo, Suriname. For many more video's and foto's of the historic inner city of Paramaribo (Unesco...

Xiomara Getrouw 18KM Swim Marathon 2012

Published: February 03, 2014
Length: 49:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Peter Troon

Xiomara Getrouw wint 38ste Staatsolie Swimmarathon 2012 in Suriname.

Bosje Rotonde Richting Grote Markt

Published: October 26, 2011
Length: 17:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abdel aur


kijk daar een hagedis

Published: April 03, 2014
Length: 58:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jitzzzzz

kijk daar een hagedis.

Nieuwe Trailer Suriname de film

Published: November 20, 2010
Length: 58:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rodney Lam

De nieuwe trailer van de film Suriname die binnenkort in de bioscoop te zien is.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Laarwijk is a settlement and a former plantation in the Commewijne District in Suriname. Laarwijk is situated along the Suriname River and can only be reached by boat.

Located at 5.7, -55.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Commewijne District

Domburg, Suriname

Domburg is a resort in Suriname, located in the Wanica District. Its population at the 2004 census was 5,514.

Located at 5.7, -55.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Wanica District

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: