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Albina Destination Guide

Discover Albina in Suriname

Albina in the region of Marowijne with its 3,985 habitants is a place located in Suriname - some 81 mi or ( 130 km ) East of Paramaribo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Albina

Local time in Albina is now 04:35 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Paramaribo " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Village Galibi, Saint-Jean, Portal, Charvein, and Cayenne. When in this area, you might want to check out Village Galibi . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Albina ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

BBC Fast Track: Suriname and French Guiana

4:14 min by michelleaway
Views: 10126 Rating: 5.00

Michelle Jana Chan explores the heritage of Suriname before crossing the Maroni River into French Guiana ..

Soirée bushinenguée, Saint-Laurent du Maroni, Guyane française, juin 2008

7:24 min by Mathieu Ducoudray
Views: 7303 Rating: 3.67

Soirée organisée dans le cadre du Mois de la commémoration de l'abolition de l'esclavage 2008, à Saint-Laurent du Maroni ..


École La Salle Saint-Laurent du Maroni

6:32 min by mediasfec
Views: 883 Rating: 5.00

Un mois après l'ouverture, brève visite à l'école La Salle de Saint-Laurent du Maroni. Montage : F Paul CORNEC ..

Charlotte's apartment in St. Laurent, French Guiana #2

0:54 min by AlanGamble9
Views: 639 Rating: 0.00

Here's part 2 of Charlotte's apartment tour in French Guiana; heading out for a weekend teaching trip - March 2009. Filming by Ginger ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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 .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.50 -54.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 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 0 km away
Tags: 2009 in Suriname, 2009 riots, Brazilian diaspora, Chinese diaspora

Albina Airstrip

Albina Airstrip is an airport located near Albina, a town in and the capital of the Marowijne district in Suriname.

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Located at 5.52 -54.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Airports in Suriname, Marowijne District

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 2 km away
Tags: History of 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 3 km away
Tags: Airports in French Guiana