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Paramaribo Destination Guide

Discover Paramaribo in Suriname!

Paramaribo in the region of Paramaribo with it's 223,757 habitants is a town located in Suriname and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Paramaribo in Suriname

Local time in Paramaribo is now 09:49 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / Paramaribo" with an UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Georgetown, Bartica, Cayenne, Zorgvliet, Totness or Anna Regina. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

29°C / 85 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 87%
Air Pressure 1026.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 23rd of August 2017
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 30°C (85 °F)
Night: 28°C (82 °F)
Thursday, 24th of August 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 31°C (88 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)
Friday, 25th of August 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 31°C (88 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)

Videos

Cornerhouse (Het Hoekhuis) Paramaribo ...

02:49 min ( February 15, 2008 by nyukwha)
Views: 1,620 - Rating: 5/5

The Suralco Corner House, Waterfront, Paramaribo, Suriname. Many more video's and pictures of the historic inner city of Paramaribo (Unesco World Heritage) on www.cityofparamaribo.nl. Video van het Su...

Traffic jams block Paramaribo

02:58 min ( December 18, 2009 by slumcinemadocs)
Views: 1,396 - Rating: 5/5

Paramaribo is a small city of 200.00o people. Every day the traffic jams block the centre completly. The huge amount of new cars increase the problem daily as a lack of good infrastructure block the t...


Synagogue Paramaribo Suriname; www city...

02:22 min ( February 14, 2008 by nyukwha)
Views: 2,592 - Rating: 4/5

Why is there sand on the floor of the synagogue? The Dutch-Israeli synagogue in Paramaribo, Suriname. Many more video's and pictures of the historic inner city of Paramaribo (Unesco World Heritage) on...

Fort Zeelandia and the officer's residen...

01:18 min ( February 16, 2008 by nyukwha)
Views: 2,054 - Rating: 0/5

The stone fort proper of Fort Zeelandia and the houses of the officers on the fort grounds, Paramaribo, Suriname. For many more video's and foto's of the historic inner city of Paramaribo (Unesco Worl...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Paramaribo during the next days.

09
Oct
2017

Netwerken Met Internationale Ondernemers 2

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
More on eventful.com.

21
Nov
2017

Suriname International Mining Energy & Petroleum Conference & Exhibition

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

André Kamperveen Stadion

Andre Kamperveen Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Paramaribo, Suriname. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 6,000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.87, -55.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Paramaribo, Football venues in Suriname, Multi-purpose stadiums in Suriname, National stadiums

Fort Zeelandia (Paramaribo)

Fort Zeelandia is a fortress in Paramaribo, Suriname, that was built by British colonists (originally called Fort Willoughby) in 1651 around a small trading post, created by the Dutch. It later returned to the Dutch as Nieuw-Amsterdam, later called New York, had been traded for Suriname with the British Empire and it was given its present name in 1667.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.87, -55.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1651, Buildings and structures in Paramaribo, Forts in Suriname, History of Suriname

Paramaribo District

Paramaribo is a district of Suriname, encompassing the city of Paramaribo and the surrounding area. Paramaribo district has a population of 213,840 and an area 183 km². The area was first colonised by the British in the 17th century with the construction of Fort Willoughby. This fort was later taken by the Netherlands and renamed Fort Zeelandia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.87, -55.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Suriname, Paramaribo District

Anton de Kom University of Suriname

Anton de Kom University is the only university in Suriname. It is located in the capital, Paramaribo, and named for Anton de Kom, an anti-colonialist activist who was killed by the Nazis while in exile in the Netherlands.

More reading: Anton de Kom University of Suriname homepage
Located at 5.87, -55.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1983, Universities in Suriname

Zanderij

Zanderij is a village located in the northern part of Suriname, situated 50 kilometres south of the capital Paramaribo on the Southern East-West Link. The Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport is located near the village.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.87, -55.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Para District

Quote of the moment

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George Eliot