Major cities : Paramaribo (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Suriname Information

ISO 3166-1SR - SUR - 740
NATO country codeNS - SUR
FIPS 10-4 codeNS
Continent /
Suriname CapitalParamaribo
Name of the inhabitantsSurinamer
Suriname National anthemGod zij met ons Suriname
Suriname National Day25 November
Suriname Currency Surinamese dollar (SRD)
Suriname 10 %
Suriname Calling code+597
Suriname Country domain code .sr
Suriname Vehicle registration plateSME
Traveling direction Left
Time zone UTC -3:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Union of South American Nations
Group of 77
Caribbean Community

Suriname Head of state

President of the RepublicDesi Bouterse (2010)
Vice presidentAshwin Adhin (2015)

Suriname Religion

  1. Hinduism 28 %
  2. Protestantism 25 %
  3. Christianity 23 %
  4. Islam 20 %
  5. Other 4 %

Suriname Data

Area163,270 km² (63,039 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants533,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 3.3 /km² (8.5 /sq mi)
Length of coastline386 km
Perimeter2,089 km
Life expectancy69.4 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 7.2 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.646 (2010)
Gross domestic product2 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 4.0 %
4,403 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)4 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
6,923 US$ per capita
Inflation4.3 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BB- (Stable, 29 November 2011)
  • Fitch: B+ (Stable, 21 November 2011)
  • Moody's: B1 (Stable, 5 August 2011)
  • Dagong: BB+ (Stable, 20 May 2013)

Suriname Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Copper
  2. Bauxite
  3. Nickel
  4. Timber
  5. Gold
  6. Fish
  7. Iron
  8. Platinum
  9. Kaolin
  10. Shrimp
  11. Hydroelectricity

Suriname Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Bananas
  2. Coconuts
  3. Plantains
  4. Forest products
  5. Peanuts
  6. Rice
  7. Shrimp
  8. Beef
  9. Chickens
  10. Palm kernels

Suriname Border

  1. Guyana Guyana 600 km
  2. Brazil Brazil 593 km
  3. France France 510 km

Suriname Map

Suriname Climate (Capital)

  1. Tropical rainforest climate 100 %

Suriname Weather (Paramaribo)

Suriname Electricity

Voltage127 V
Frequency60 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : F

Airport Suriname

Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport

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Suriname Hotel

Hotel Awarradam Jungle Lodge & SpaAwarradam Jungle Lodge & Spa
Awarradam Jungle Lodge & Spa is located in southern Paramaribo and offers a spa, massage services and natural gardens, next to the Gran Río River. The accommodations will provide you with a balcony and a terrace... view more
Hotel Plantage VisserszorgPlantage Visserszorg
Plantage Visserszorg offers spacious bungalows surrounded by tropical gardens in Slootwijk. The property boasts an on-site restaurant, outdoor swimming pool and shared TV lounge... view more
$US 70
Hotel Guesthouse AmiceGuesthouse Amice
Featuring a garden with a swimming pool, Guesthouse Amice offers rooms with free Wi-Fi only 3 km Paramaribo city centre. Breakfast and free parking are provided. Hermitage Mall is 2 km away... view more
$US 50
Hotel Luxury Resort SurinatLuxury Resort Surinat

Offering an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness centre, Luxury Resort Surinat is located in Domburg. Free Wi-Fi access is available at this resort. Each spacious cottage at this property features a kitchenette, plus a comfortable seating area... view more
$US 101
Hotel Sheva HotelSheva Hotel

Boasting an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and gym facilities, Sheva offers luxurious accommodation in Paramaribo. There is an on-site beauty salon. Wi-Fi and private parking are free... view more
$US 111
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Suriname Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 12Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1012
TotalParticipation : 12Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1012
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