in Distrikt Commewijne, Suriname
- Historic Inner City of Paramaribo (Unesco heritage, 17 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.886 and -55.089 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 53' 8" and W -55° 5' 19"
- 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: 09:15 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: America/Paramaribo
- UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:57 am and 6:51 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -5.969 and 124.064 (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: 2023-02-08 08:14:31
Discover Nieuw Amsterdam
Nieuw Amsterdam in Distrikt Commewijne with it's 4,935 citizens is a place in Suriname a little east of Paramaribo, the country's capital city.
Current time in Nieuw Amsterdam is now 09:15 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Nieuw Amsterdam. The closest airport in Suriname is Zorg en Hoop Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 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 17 mi (or 27 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Paramaribo, Lelydorp, Onverwacht, Groningen and Brokopondo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 39% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 9th of February 2023
28°C (82 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Friday, 10th of February 2023
28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Saturday, 11th of February 2023
28°C (83 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
WYNDHAM GARDEN PARAMARIBO
The Mansion Suites
La Petite Maison
Q-Inn Boutique Hotel
Hotel North Resort
Videos from this area
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regen en nog eens regen
Elke dag regen in Paramaribo. Maar we blijven vrolijk al is dat af en toe moeilijk.
Aflevering 2: De Krekel en de Jaguar
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...
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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.
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.
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 .
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Nieuw Amsterdam.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fort Amsterdam, Fort Neu-Amsterdam, Fort New Amsterdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw-Amsterdam