Map showing the resorts of Marowijne District.
|• Total||1,117 km2 (431 sq mi)|
|Elevation||25 m (82 ft)|
|• Density||9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-3)|
Moengo is a town in Suriname, located in the Marowijne district, between Paramaribo and the border town Albina. Moengo is also a resort (municipality) in the district of Marowijne. Alcoa's first bauxite mine in Suriname was located in Moengo. In former times it was a major centre for the mining and storage of bauxite. The Olympic athlete Tommy Asinga and the visual artist Remy Jungerman were born in Moengo. The Moengo Airstrip is one of the oldest airport in Suriname, in use since August 1953, when the Piper Cub (PZ-NAC) of Kappel-van Eyck named "Colibri" landed there from Zorg en Hoop Airport.
- "Overview of Alcoa in Suriname". Alcoa. Retrieved 2013-04-26.
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