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Entoucas Destination Guide

Delve into Entoucas in French Guiana

Entoucas in the region of French Guiana (general) is a city in French Guiana - some 153 mi or ( 247 km ) South-West of Cayenne , the country's capital .

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Current time in Entoucas is now 05:26 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Cayenne " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Maripa-Village, Maripasoula, Cayenne, Carbets, and Aloike. While being here, make sure to check out Maripa-Village . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Entoucas ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Anapaike

Anapaike is an indigenous village in Suriname. It is located on the bank of the Lawa river, which forms the border with the French overseas province named La Guyane. Anapaike is the name of the first tribal chief of the Wayana people. The geographical name of the village is the indigenous word Kawemhaken. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:3|25|N|54|02|W|region:SR_type:city|| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 3.42 -54.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sipaliwini District

Lawa Anapaike Airstrip

Lawa Anapaike Airstrip is an airstrip located near Anapaike in Suriname.

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Located at 3.42 -54.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Airports in Suriname, Sipaliwini District

Maripasoula Airport

Maripasoula Airport is an airport located 3.5 km north of Maripasoula, a commune in the arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guiana. It is near the Lawa River, which forms the border between French Guiana and Suriname.

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Located at 3.66 -54.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Airports in French Guiana

2008 Suriname plane crash

On Thursday, April 3, 2008, an Antonov An-28 operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at the Lawa Antino Airport of Benzdorp in Suriname. The plane carried 17 passengers and a crew of 2, all of whom died in the crash. The crash occurred around 11:00 ART. Initial media reports indicate that the airplane had to abort the landing, as the runway was being used by another Bluewing AN-28 aircraft. The airplane attempted a go-around, but failed to gain height and crashed into a mountain.

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Located at 3.66 -54.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 2008 in Suriname, Accidents and incidents involving the Antonov An-28, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2008, Aviation accidents and incidents in Suriname

Lawa Antino Airstrip

Lawa Antino Airstrip is an airstrip located near Antino on the Lawa border river between Suriname & French Guiana and the gold mining village of Benzdorp in Suriname. On Thursday, April 3, 2008, an Antonov An-28 operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at the Lawa Antino Airport of Benzdorp in Suriname. The plane carried 17 passengers and a crew of 2, all of whom died in the crash.

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Located at 3.66 -54.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Airports in Suriname