in Distrikt Sipaliwini, Suriname

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
3.901 and -55.573 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 3° 54' 4" and W -55° 34' 21"
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: 02:46 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-4.075 and 123.255 (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 Cajana

Cajana in Distrikt Sipaliwini is a place in Suriname about 139 mi (or 223 km) south of Paramaribo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Cajana is now 02:46 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Cajana. The closest airport in Suriname is Djumu-Djomoe Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Central Suriname Nature Reserve in a distance of 8 mi (or 14 km), North-East.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

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

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

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

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

32°C (89 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Grand river Suriname.

Published: January 16, 2009
Length: 36:20 min
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Author: kokvandepoll

This is a Sula.

Landing binnenland Suriname

Published: June 29, 2012
Length: 00:09 min
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Author: marjoleinnederstigt

Landing airport Djoemoe.

tapawatra vallen suriname Urgill eco tour

Published: November 19, 2017
Length: 37:39 min
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Author: Urgill eco tour suriname

Een gezellige trip naar tapawatra vallen/sula. Relaxen in het boven suriname gebied.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Kajana, Suriname

Kajana (also written as Cajana and Kayana) is a town in Sipaliwini District, Suriname. It lies on the Gaan-lio (Grand rio), together with the Pikin Lio (little rio) these rivers together form the Suriname River. Kajana has about 200 inhabitants, belonging to three families. The town has a small airstrip, a first-aid medical center, a radio station called Radio Thijs, a primary school and a locally owned kindergarten.

Located at 3.88861, -55.5722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Sipaliwini District

Cayana Airstrip

Cayana Airstrip is a public airport serving Awaradam, Suriname. It is located at Cayana (also spelled Cajana or Kajana) in Suriname's Sipaliwini District.

Located at 3.89861, -55.5778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Airports in Suriname, Sipaliwini District

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Cajana, Kajana, AAJ