in Distrikt Sipaliwini, Suriname

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
3.350 and -55.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 3° 20' 59" and W -55° 27' 0"
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: 09:08 PM (Monday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:33 am and 6:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.022 and 124.450 (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: 2024-06-17 08:00:01

Discover Pepejoe

Pepejoe in Distrikt Sipaliwini is a place in Suriname about 175 mi (or 282 km) south of Paramaribo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Pepejoe is now 09:08 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Pepejoe. The closest airport in Suriname is Vincent Fayks Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 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 Central Suriname Nature Reserve in a distance of 45 mi (or 72 km), North.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maripasoula, Brokopondo, 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: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 7%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 9% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 18th of June 2024

32°C (90 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2024

29°C (85 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 20th of June 2024

31°C (88 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Palumeu, Suriname

Published: November 27, 2013
Length: 56:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Henk Sebregts

Video with images of Palumeu a village at the junction of Tapanahony and Palumeu river. The inhabitants are Indians of the Trio and Wajana tribes. They build traditional houses of timber and...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Vincent Fayks Airport

Vincent Fayks Airport, in Pepejoe near Paloemeu, Suriname. The airport was constructed as part of Operation Grasshopper. It was named after the Polish pilot Vincent Fajks who crashed with co-pilot Ronald Kappel at the site in October 1959, while trying to deliver building materials for the airport. They both received a state funeral in Paramaribo on October 10th, 1959. Paloemeu is a popular jungle resort at the Tapahony river in Suriname with tourist lodges.

Located at 3.34611, -55.4417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Suriname, Sipaliwini District

Paloemeu River

Paloemeu River is a river in the Sipaliwini District of Suriname. It joins the Tapanahony River at the village of Paloemeu.

Located at 3.35, -55.4333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Suriname


Paloemeu is a small Amerindian village in the interior of Suriname, situated at the site where the Paloemeu River joins the Tapanahoni River. The town is primarily by the native Tiriyó Indians. Vincent Fayks Airport is located near the village.

Located at 3.34528, -55.4431 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sipaliwini District

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Pepejoe Dorp, Pepejoe