Maasstroom
in Distrikt Commewijne, Suriname

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.894 and -55.057 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 53' 40" and W -55° 3' 26"
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: 01:16 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:30 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.969 and 124.064 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Jayamakmur
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Delve into Maasstroom

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

Current time in Maasstroom is now 01:16 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Maasstroom. The closest airport in Suriname is Zorg en Hoop Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 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 15 mi (or 24 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: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

28°C (82 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

30°C (86 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Courtyard Paramaribo

Address
6,9 mi
Anton Dragtenweg 52-54
0 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


The Mansion Suites

Address
4,9 mi
Anton Dragtenweg 191
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


Hotel North Resort

Address
6,1 mi
J.d. Gompertstraat 145-147
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


GuestHouse Famiri

Address
6,9 mi
Dr. S. Axwijkstraat 76
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holland Lodge Paramaribo

Address
7,2 mi
Mahonylaan 25
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Eco Resort Inn

Address
7,4 mi
Cornelis Jongbawstraat 16
00000 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Bar Emergency 911

Address
7,0 mi
Asafkinestraat
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

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.


R33 GT-R vs Yamaha R6 Run 1

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


Nieuw Amsterdam

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

Did some flying above nieuw amsterdam.


Suriname (deel 1) Fort Nieuw Amsterdam

Published: March 03, 2010
Length: 31:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: tilamenmilam

Suriname - (Jantjes van de TRIS - 1967 bezoeken na 35 jaar weer het mooie land Suriname) *Wi lobi Sranan*


Museum Fort Nieuw-Amsterdam, Paramaribo Surinam

Published: April 12, 2012
Length: 41:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yukio Flexfactor

Fortress and slave prison Nieuw-Amsterdam in the former dutch colony Surinam. along the Commewijne river. Recorded 7april2012.


091205 Cycling in Paramaribo.wmv

Published: December 21, 2009
Length: 14:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hansvankintsyt

Paramaribo, 5 december, via Voorburg, Nieuw Amsterdam, Marienburg, Jagtlust en Meerzorg.


Suriname River

Published: January 11, 2011
Length: 22:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: cgoodland

Coming in over Nieuw Amsterdam and the Commewijne River to the north side of Paramaribo. 1-08-11.


SURINAME: Dagje fietsen in e Commewijne

Published: November 17, 2009
Length: 27:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Antonie van Beek


Dolfijnen.wmv

Published: October 02, 2011
Length: 05:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: John S

Met de boot bij de monding van de Surinamerivier op zoek naar dolfijnen. Ze bleken vooral onder water te jagen. Op de video is dan ook geen enkele dolfijn te zien. Wel is te zien hoe de reisgenoten...


Paramaribo.AVI

Published: January 09, 2011
Length: 49:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cgoodland

Southbound along the Suriname river turn over Merzorg on aproach to Zorg en Hoop. Come into a hover and reverse direction before setting down. 1-8-11.


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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

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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Suriname, Commewijne District


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