Meerzorg
in Distrikt Commewijne, Suriname

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.808 and -55.158 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 48' 28" and W -55° 9' 27"
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: 03:28 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:36 am and 6:24 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.969 and 124.064 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Jayamakmur
References
This place on Wikipedia
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: 2022-12-03 08:23:14

Delve into Meerzorg

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

Current time in Meerzorg is now 03:28 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Meerzorg. The closest airport in Suriname is Zorg en Hoop Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), 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 21 mi (or 34 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: Paramaribo, Nieuw Amsterdam, 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: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 16%
Air Humidity 86%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 53% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 3rd of December 2022

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 4th of December 2022

25°C (77 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 5th of December 2022

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

Hotels and Places to Stay

Krasnapolsky

Address
1,6 mi
Dominestraat 39
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Queen's Hotel

Address
1,6 mi
Kleine Waterstraat 15
99999 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


WYNDHAM GARDEN PARAMARIBO

Address
1,3 mi
DOMINEESTRAAT 7-9
00000 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


Courtyard Paramaribo

Address
2,3 mi
Anton Dragtenweg 52-54
0 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


ROYAL TORARICA

Address
1,5 mi
KLEINE WATERSTRAAT 10
00000 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


GuestHouse Famiri

Address
2,3 mi
Dr. S. Axwijkstraat 76
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


Guesthouse Amice

Address
2,1 mi
Gravenberchstraat 5
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holland Lodge Paramaribo

Address
2,0 mi
Mahonylaan 25
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


Eco Resort Inn

Address
1,8 mi
Cornelis Jongbawstraat 16
00000 Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


Sheva Hotel

Address
1,8 mi
Hofstedecrull'laan 9
Paramaribo
Suriname

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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

Vacation in Suriname - Acting silly at the Marriot Courtyard hotel

Published: October 27, 2013
Length: 19:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rashimilian

Rashimilian at the Marriot Courtyard hotel in Suriname. Filmed with Contour Roam.


Lutherian church of Paramaribo, Suriname; www.cityofparamaribo.com

Published: February 14, 2008
Length: 04:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nyukwha

The Lutherian Church of Paramaribo, Suriname. Many more video's and pictures of the historic inner city of Paramaribo (Unesco World Heritage) on www.cityofparamaribo.nl. De Lutherse kerk...


City of Smile Paramaribo Suriname Opo Kondre Sranan

Published: September 14, 2011
Length: 05:38 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: SuriWebDesign

Suriname Colourful Paramaribo City of Smile Tropisch Paradijs Amazone.


Suriname 2013 episode Paramaribo

Published: December 15, 2013
Length: 25:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: outloek

City tour Paramaribo. Sunday 10 november 2013 staying @ the eco resort in Paramaribo this day we had guide Stefano who show us the City of Paramaribo...


Stagiaire die vertellen over hun stage in Suriname

Published: October 15, 2013
Length: 23:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stagetotaal Suriname

Stagiaires en vrijwilligers uit Nederland die hun verhaal doen over de ervaringen die ze tijdens hun stage in Suriname hebben meegemaakt. Wat zijn de leuke ervaringen en waarom is Suriname...


Paramaribo

Published: January 09, 2014
Length: 26:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sakimin Resodikromo

Stad met vele gezichten.


Suriname 2009 deel 2

Published: November 15, 2012
Length: 12:49 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: jaderoo2

een reis door Suriname in april en mei 2009, deel 2.


Jeugdjournaal: FSC Houtkap in Suriname door E-Timber: Dennebos Flooring.

Published: June 05, 2013
Length: 58:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Roy Brouwer

http://www.dennebosflooring.com/ Impressie werkproces FSC Houtkap in Suhoza, E-Timber Suriname in 2010 gemaakt door het 10 minuten jeugdjournaal.


Trips into the interior of Suriname (1): Gunsi Els_and_peter's photos around Paramaribo, Suriname

Published: December 02, 2010
Length: 16:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Els_and_peter's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/els_and_peter/1/1255279379/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Suriname 2013 episode CultuurFestival

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

Paramaribo sunday 10 november 2013. Cultuurfestival at onafhankelijkheidsplein...


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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.

Fort Zeelandia (Paramaribo)

Fort Zeelandia is a fortress in Paramaribo, Suriname, that was built by British colonists (originally called Fort Willoughby) in 1651 around a small trading post, created by the Dutch. It later returned to the Dutch as Nieuw-Amsterdam, later called New York, had been traded for Suriname with the British Empire and it was given its present name in 1667.

Located at 5.82528, -55.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1651, Forts in Suriname, Buildings and structures in Paramaribo, History of Suriname

Paramaribo District

Paramaribo is a district of Suriname, encompassing the city of Paramaribo and the surrounding area. Paramaribo district has a population of 213,840 and an area 183 km². The area was first colonised by the British in the 17th century with the construction of Fort Willoughby. This fort was later taken by the Netherlands and renamed Fort Zeelandia.

Located at 5.82361, -55.1697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Suriname, Paramaribo District

RadioApintie

RadioApintie is a Surinamese radio station broadcasting in Paramaribo.

Located at 5.82095, -55.1698 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Radio stations in Suriname

Keizerstraat

The Keizerstraat is a long street in the center of Paramaribo, best known for its Neveh Shalom Synagogue and Mosque Keizerstraat that are adjacent to each other. This proximity is often perceived to symbolize the peaceful coexistence of religious communities in Suriname.

Located at 5.82833, -55.1594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Judeo-Islamic topics, Paramaribo

Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge

The Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge, also called Suriname bridge, is a bridge over the Suriname river between the capital city Paramaribo and Meerzorg in the Commewijne District. The bridge is part of the East-West Link, and is named after former president Jules Wijdenbosch. Constructed by Dutch constructor Ballast-Nedam, the bridge has two lanes, is 1504 metres long, and was opened on 20 May 2000. {{#invoke: Gallery | gallery}}

Located at 5.80556, -55.1625 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Suriname

Surinaams Museum

The Surinaams Museum is a museum located at Abraham Crijnssenweg 1 in Fort Zeelandia, Suriname.

Located at 5.8252, -55.1499 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Suriname

Gouvernementsgebouw

The Gouvernementsgebouw is the presidential palace of Suriname, located in the capital of Paramaribo. It is located across from The Independence Square (Onafhankelijkheidsplein), which also houses the The National Assembly of Suriname, The Congress building, The Court of Justice, and the Ministry of Finance. It is one of the most prolific and best maintained examples of Dutch colonial architecture in Suriname and is part of the UNESCO world Heritage site of the Paramaribo inner-city.

Located at 5.82681, -55.1512 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Suriname, Government of Suriname, Paramaribo, Presidential palaces, Spanish Colonial architecture

Onafhankelijkheidsplein

The Onafhankelijkheidsplein (English: Independence Square) is a town square in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. The square is situated in the historical inner city, near the Suriname River and the presidential palace. Before the independence of Suriname from the Netherlands in 1975, it was also called the Oranjeplein (Orange Square) and the Gouvernementsplein (Gouvernment Square).

Located at 5.82623, -55.1515 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Suriname


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