Botopasi, also spelled Boto-Pasi, is a Saamaka village in Suriname.[2] The village had a population of about 740 people in 2001.[1]

Botopasi
House in Botopasi
House in Botopasi
Botopasi is located in Suriname
Botopasi
Botopasi
Location in Suriname
Coordinates: 4°13′14″N 55°26′37″W / 4.22056°N 55.44361°W / 4.22056; -55.44361
CountryFlag of Suriname.svg Suriname
DistrictSipaliwini District
ResortBoven Suriname
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total~740

The villages has a school, clinic and a church. The resources of the village are shared with the nearby village of Debiki.[3] A holiday resort is located near by.[3]

Botopasi is a village on the Suriname River, reachable by boat from Pokigron[4] which is the end of the road. Villages to the south of Pokigron can only be accessed by boat.[5] Near the village is the Botopasi Airstrip.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Terug naar Botopasi". VPRO Television (in Dutch). Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  2. ^ "AIRP2013 Botopasi Suriname" Art Center Botopasi. Retrieved 19 September 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Structuur Analyse IV" (PDF). Planning Office Suriname (in Dutch). Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  4. ^ "OpenStreetMap". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Welcome to the Jungle". Vives Onderwijs in Suriname (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Botopasi Airport — Botopasi, Sipaliwini, Suriname". Our Airports. Retrieved 20 May 2020.

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Coordinates: 4°13′14″N 55°26′37″W / 4.22056°N 55.44361°W / 4.22056; -55.44361