in Distrikt Coronie, Suriname

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.879 and -56.336 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 52' 44" and W -56° 20' 8"
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: 10:02 AM (Friday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 6:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.759 and 123.899 (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: 2024-04-19 08:03:45

Discover Friendship

Friendship in Distrikt Coronie is a place in Suriname about 80 mi (or 129 km) west of Paramaribo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Friendship is now 10:02 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Friendship. The closest airport in Suriname is Totness Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South-East. 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 102 mi (or 164 km), East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Totness, Nieuw Nickerie, Groningen, Lelydorp and Paramaribo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 83% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 19th of April 2024

33°C (92 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

30°C (87 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

24°C (76 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Totness to Coppenamepunt

Published: June 21, 2012
Length: 02:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ReesNoBoeng

Nice relaxing sunday ride on a GSX-R1000K2 in Suriname.

Ghost Town, Tsunami, Vehicle surface the waters

Published: May 03, 2013
Length: 42:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: armandotoyota

a Jeep surface the salty waters in this scary Town.

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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.

Totness, Suriname

Totness is a town in Suriname, located in the Coronie district, of which it is the capital. Totness once had a Scottish settlement. The Surinam-Guyana Submarine Cable System has its landing station in Totness. It connects the telecommunications networks in Surinam with those in Guyana and Trinidad and from Trinidad to the rest of the world.

Located at 5.88333, -56.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Coronie District

Friendship, Suriname

Friendship is a town in the Coronie district in Suriname. It originally was an old plantation, one of the many plantations that lay alongside the East-West Link from Nieuw Nickerie to Paramaribo. From East to West these are: Inverness Hamilton Welgelegen Hague Bellevue Mary's Hope Totness Friendship Corona Bantaskine Belladrum Johanna Maria Novar Clyde Burnside Oxford Bucklebury These plantations were built arount 1880 by Scottish and English settlers.

Located at 5.88556, -56.3314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Suriname

Totness Airstrip

Totness Airstrip is an airport located near Totness, a town in and capital of the Coronie district in Suriname.

Located at 5.86583, -56.3275 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Suriname, Coronie District

Welgelegen, Coronie District

Welgelegen is a resort in Suriname, located in the Coronie District. Its population at the 2004 census was 605.

Located at 5.87659, -56.3306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Coronie District

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