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Explore Ankel in French Guiana

Ankel in the region of French Guiana (general) is a town in French Guiana - some 132 mi or ( 213 km ) West of Cayenne , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Ankel

Current time in Ankel is now 04:37 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Cayenne " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Georgetown, Village Galibi, Sania, Ruben, and Portal. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Georgetown . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Ankel ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Le fleuve Maroni, Guyane française

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En remontant le fleuve Maroni de Saint-Laurent du Maroni jusqu'à Providence ..

ULM Guyane ultralite ultra light french guyana

3:42 min by toffot22
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Vol radada sur le Maroni french guiana ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Saint-Jean-du-Maroni

Saint-Jean-du-Maroni is a town in French Guiana, in the commune of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni on the Maroni River.

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Located at 5.41 -54.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Hameaux in French Guiana

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport is an airport serving Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, a commune of French Guiana.

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Located at 5.48 -54.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Airports in French Guiana

Albina, Suriname

Albina is a town in eastern Suriname, and is capital of the Marowijne District. The town lies on the west bank of the Marowijne river (Maroni river), which forms the border with French Guiana, directly opposite the French Guianan town of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, to which it is connected by a frequent ferry service. Albina can be reached by bus via the East-West Link. The distance between Paramaribo and Albina is about 150 kilometres .

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Located at 5.50 -54.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: French Guiana–Suriname border crossings, Populated places in Marowijne District, Resorts of Suriname

2009 Albina, Suriname riots

The 2009 Albina, Suriname riots took place on December 24–25, 2009, when local maroon inhabitants attacked Brazilian, Chinese, Colombian and Peruvian gold diggers after a man was allegedly stabbed to death by a Brazilian. One death has been confirmed by the local police authorities, but Roman Catholic Brazilian priest José Vergílio, which is aiding the victims, said that at least seven people died, vehicles and houses were burned and stores owned by Chinese were plundered.

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Located at 5.50 -54.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: 2009 in Suriname, 2009 riots, Brazilian diaspora, Chinese diaspora

Prison of St-Laurent-du-Maroni

The prison of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (occasionally called Saint-Laurent-sur-Maroni) was the main penal establishment of French Guiana for a century. Some of the buildings were restored in the early 1980s.

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Located at 5.50 -54.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 31 km away
Tags: History of French Guiana