Bitagron

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Bitagron
Witagron
Bitagron is located in Suriname
Bitagron
Bitagron
Location in Suriname
Coordinates: 5°10′N 56°06′W / 5.167°N 56.100°W / 5.167; -56.100
Country Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname
District Sipaliwini District

Bitagron or Witagron is a Kwinti village in Suriname on the Coppename River at the crossing of the Southern East-West Link from Paramaribo to Apoera in West-Suriname.[1]

In the local language Bitagron means 'Land of my forefathers'.

In 1975-76 a Bailey bridge was built across the river to replace the pontoon ferry.

Bailey bridge over the Coppename river at Bitagron

Healthcare[edit]

Bitagron is home to a Medische Zending healthcare centre.

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Migge, Bettina; Léglise, Isabelle (2013). Exploring Language in a Multilingual Context: Variation, Interaction and Ideology in Language Documentation. New York: Cambridge University Press. 

Coordinates: 5°10′N 56°06′W / 5.167°N 56.100°W / 5.167; -56.100