in Distrikt Marowijne, Suriname

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.498 and -54.055 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 29' 52" and W -54° 3' 18"
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: 02:11 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:26 am and 6:43 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-3.768 and 126.487 (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: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Discover Albina

Albina in Distrikt Marowijne with it's 3,985 citizens is a city in Suriname about 81 mi (or 130 km) east of Paramaribo, the country's capital city.

Local time in Albina is now 02:11 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Albina. The closest airport in Suriname is Albina Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. 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 59 mi (or 95 km), West.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, Mana, Iracoubo, Brokopondo and Nieuw Amsterdam. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

31°C (87 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2024

31°C (88 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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

Le Village Amérindiens de Terre Rouge (Awala Unt+ Kali'na)

Published: March 07, 2014
Length: 38:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Maurice Glas

Le Village Amérindiens de Terre Rouge (Awala Unt+ Kali'na) a intronisé son chef coutumier. Pour la première fois depuis la création du village par son aïeul, c'est sa petite fille qui...

Enrobé à chaud de la voie d'accès au village Paddock

Published: February 20, 2014
Length: 55:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mairie97320

L'enrobé à chaud de la voie de Fatima se fer d'ici 15 jours, dès que les travaux de mise en place de l'éclairage public seront terminés.

Village Amérindiens de Terre Rouge (Awala Unt+ Kali'na)

Published: March 03, 2014
Length: 27:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Maurice Glas

Le Village Amérindiens de Terre Rouge (Awala Unt+ Kali'na) a intronisé son chef coutumier. Pour la première fois depuis la création du village par son aïeul, c'est sa petite fille qui...

DDB.SR | Audio: Speech Albina | Bakana Torie 24-12-2014

Published: February 10, 2015
Length: 40:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Desi Bouterse Fanclub

Bakana Torie 24-12-2014 Pakkende speech van Desi Bouterse, te Albina Desiré bouterse Fanclub:

crossing the Maroni river from Saint Laurent to Albina

Published: August 19, 2012
Length: 35:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: atjoni

source wikipedias The Maroni or Marowijne (French: Maroni, Dutch: Marowijne, Sranan Tongo: Marwina-Liba) is a river in South America. It originates in the Tumuk Humak Mountains and forms the...

marwina (maroni) president

Published: October 27, 2014
Length: 46:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MOB Melyorboss

LEF Production.

Le premier mariage homosexuel de Guyane célébré à Saint-Laurent du Maroni.

Published: August 30, 2013
Length: 26:18 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: mairie97320

École La Salle Saint-Laurent du Maroni

Published: November 04, 2010
Length: 13:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mediasfec

Un mois après l'ouverture, brève visite à l'école La Salle de Saint-Laurent du Maroni. Montage : F Paul CORNEC.

La grande parade de l'ouest 2013

Published: January 29, 2013
Length: 14:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mairie97320

Le Comité des Festivals et Carnavals de l'Ouest et la Mairie de Saint-Laurent du Maroni ont organisé la grande parade de l'ouest le dimanche 27 janvier dernier. Les groupes de la ville ont...

Saint Laurent du Maroni, Guyane, journee sport nature en ULM

Published: July 09, 2014
Length: 24:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Maurice Glas

Journée sport nature Guyane Juillet 2014, Comité Régional ULM Guyane, avec le concourt du Club de Saint Laurent du Maroni, ULM HYDRO GIRO. Merci à tous les bénévoles qui ont permis la...

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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.

Albina, Suriname

Albina is a town in eastern Suriname, and is capital of the Marowijne District. The town lies on the west bank of the Marowijne river (Maroni river), which forms the border with French Guiana, directly opposite the French Guianan town of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, to which it is connected by a frequent ferry service. Albina can be reached by bus via the East-West Link. The distance between Paramaribo and Albina is about 150 kilometres .

Located at 5.5, -54.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, French Guiana–Suriname border crossings, Populated places in Marowijne District

Prison of St-Laurent-du-Maroni

The prison of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (occasionally called Saint-Laurent-sur-Maroni) was the main penal establishment of French Guiana for a century. Some of the buildings were restored in the early 1980s.

Located at 5.50417, -54.0325 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of French Guiana

Albina Airstrip

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

Located at 5.51667, -54.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Suriname, Marowijne District

2009 Albina, Suriname riots

The 2009 Albina, Suriname riots took place on December 24–25, 2009, when local maroon inhabitants attacked Brazilian, Chinese, Colombian and Peruvian gold diggers after a man was allegedly stabbed to death by a Brazilian. One death has been confirmed by the local police authorities, but Roman Catholic Brazilian priest José Vergílio, which is aiding the victims, said that at least seven people died, vehicles and houses were burned and stores owned by Chinese were plundered.

Located at 5.5, -54.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2009 in Suriname, 2009 riots, Brazilian diaspora, Chinese diaspora

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport is an airport serving Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, a commune of French Guiana.

Located at 5.48306, -54.0344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in French Guiana

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