in Distrikt Saramacca, Suriname

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.783 and -55.483 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 46' 59" and W -55° 28' 59"
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: 08:42 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:30 am and 6:37 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.947 and 124.058 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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: 2023-09-23 08:29:02

Discover Dirkshoop

Dirkshoop in Distrikt Saramacca is a city in Suriname about 22 mi (or 36 km) west of Paramaribo, the country's capital city.

Local time in Dirkshoop is now 08:42 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Dirkshoop. The closest airport in Suriname is Zorg en Hoop Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 33 km), 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 44 mi (or 70 km), East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Groningen, Lelydorp, Paramaribo, Onverwacht and Nieuw Amsterdam. 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 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 18% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 23rd of September 2023

34°C (93 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 24th of September 2023

34°C (93 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 25th of September 2023

34°C (94 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Videos from this area

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Tap A Bankstel: Raynell Enfield

Published: January 06, 2014
Length: 43:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TapA Bankstel

Raynell Enfield bij Simpel op de populairtse bank in Suriname.

Dirt Devils Suriname 111210a

Published: December 12, 2010
Length: 28:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dirt Devils

one of our dune buggy trips in Suriname.

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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.


Jarikaba is a resort in Suriname, located in the Saramacca District. Its population at the 2004 census was 4,808.

Located at 5.79707, -55.4411 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Saramacca District