in Distrikt Wanica, Suriname

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.770 and -55.294 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 46' 11" and W -55° 17' 37"
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: 11:40 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Paramaribo
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:44 am and 6:51 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: 2023-03-22 08:13:59

Delve into Koewarasan

Koewarasan in Distrikt Wanica is located in Suriname a little south-west of Paramaribo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Koewarasan is now 11:40 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Paramaribo with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Koewarasan. The closest airport in Suriname is Zorg en Hoop Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 12 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 31 mi (or 49 km), East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lelydorp, Paramaribo, Groningen, 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: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 46%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 47% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 23rd of March 2023

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

Friday, 24th of March 2023

32°C (89 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 25th of March 2023

29°C (85 °F)
23°C (74 °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.

Team Firework test rit (Lelydorp - Zandery)

Published: September 03, 2012
Length: 12:41 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Imtiaz Khan

Gisteravond geariveerd, en zonet een test rit genomen.. Toyota Corolla AE86 Cool car, geen bevingen, gewoon stabiel :)

Neotropical Butterfly Park Suriname

Published: October 23, 2010
Length: 42:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JPvanToll

Welcome in the Neotropical Butterfly Park, the first butterfly park in Suriname! At our butterfly Park in Lelydorp, located a short distance from the capital city of Paramaribo, a beautiful...

Suriname 2009

Published: February 02, 2009
Length: 06:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FortvdVerbeelding

Tussen 27 januari en 8 februari zijn we in Suriname voor het vervolg van het Schoolplein Orkest. Eerst bereiden we met studenten van de afdeling Muziek van het IOL het project voor in Paramaribo....

Tropic Resort Suriname

Published: July 11, 2012
Length: 18:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: surinambushmaster

Tropic Resort is een recreatieoord voor rust en privacy en ligt aan de Palisadeweg 2 in het district Para op ongeveer 30 km van Paramaribo. Accommodatie Het woonhuis is voorzien van: 5 ...

Universiteitslied AdeKUS

Published: May 23, 2011
Length: 03:04 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: misterK86

Het Universiteitslied van de Anton de Kom Universiteit van Suriname (inclusief ondertiteling) The Anthem of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname (including subtitles in dutch)

Caricom Airways Flight Academy Training Flight to Johan Adolf Pengel Airport

Published: March 10, 2014
Length: 38:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Caricom OCC

A lesson featuring take-off at Zorg & Hoop Airport and two landings at Johan Adolf Pengel Airport in a C172R. Paramaribo, Suriname.

091211 Fruits of Paramaribo.wmv

Published: December 22, 2009
Length: 54:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hansvankintsyt

Monica koopt fruit op de markt.


Published: October 09, 2011
Length: 19:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jpbluecontrail

Green Heritage Fund volunteer taking pictures of Guiana dolphins in the Suriname river estuary.

Suriname take off vliegveld zorg en hoop

Published: June 14, 2009
Length: 02:22 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: 17splinter

Waarom moeilijk doen als het makkelijk kan. kijk maar eens....

Published: September 10, 2014
Length: 06:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jitzzzzz

Waarom moeilijk doen als het makkelijk kan. kijk maar eens.... youtubekanaal groningen by jitzzz filmpje van kraan / bobcat.

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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.

Wanica District

Wanica is a district of Suriname, in the northeast. Wanica's capital city is Lelydorp. Wanica has a population of near 76,320 and an area of 444 km². With a high population density, Wanica is one of Suriname's most populated and most urbanised districts. The district's capital, originally called Kofi Djompo, was renamed in 1905 for Dutch architect Cornelis Lely, who was responsible for many large construction projects in the Netherlands and was also governor of Suriname.

Located at 5.79667, -55.2639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Suriname, Wanica District


Koewarasan is a resort in Suriname, located in the Wanica District. Its population at the 2004 census was 16,161.

Located at 5.7775, -55.2808 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Resorts of Suriname, Populated places in Wanica District

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