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Pepejoe Destination Guide

Delve into Pepejoe in Suriname

Pepejoe in the region of Sipaliwini is a city in Suriname - some 175 mi or ( 282 km ) South of Paramaribo , the country's capital .

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Current time in Pepejoe is now 02:11 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " America/Paramaribo " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Georgetown, Cayenne, Totness, Pontoetoe, and Paramaribo. While being here, make sure to check out Georgetown . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Pepejoe ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Paloemeu

Paloemeu is a small Amerindian village in the interior of Suriname, situated at the site where the Paloemeu River joins the Tapanahoni River. The town is primarily by the native Tiriyó Indians. Vincent Fayks Airport is located near the village.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 3.35 -55.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sipaliwini District

Vincent Fayks Airport

Vincent Fayks Airport, in Pepejoe near Paloemeu, Suriname. The airport was constructed as part of Operation Grasshopper. It was named after the Polish pilot Vincent Fajks who crashed with co-pilot Ronald Kappel at the site in October 1959, while trying to deliver building materials for the airport. They both received a state funeral in Paramaribo on October 10th, 1959. Paloemeu is a popular jungle resort at the Tapahony river in Suriname with tourist lodges.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 3.35 -55.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Airports in Suriname, Sipaliwini District

Paloemeu River

Paloemeu River is a river in the Sipaliwini District of Suriname. It joins the Tapanahony River at the village of Paloemeu.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 3.35 -55.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Rivers of Suriname

Pontoetoe

Pontoetoe is a village in the Sipaliwini District of Suriname, situated on the banks of the Tapanahony River.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 3.27 -55.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sipaliwini District