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 population (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

Suriname Car Hire

Suriname Hotel

Hotel Eco Resort InnEco Resort Inn

Located 500 metres from the historic centre and a 20-minute walk from the financial and commercial area, Eco Resort Inn features an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a restaurant in Paramaribo. Free Wi-Fi and breakfast are provided... view more
$US 83
Hotel Hotel North ResortHotel North Resort

Featuring a spa, a fitness centre and a swimming pool, Hotel North Resort offers self-catering rooms with free Wi-Fi only 1.5 km from Paramaribo city centre. Breakfast is provided, and there is a restaurant... view more
$US 83
Hotel Royal ToraricaRoyal Torarica

Located 500 metres from the historic centre and a 15-minute walk from the commercial and financial area, Royal Torarica features a fitness centre, and outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant in Paramaribo... view more
$US 295
Hotel Courtyard Marriott ParamariboCourtyard Marriott Paramaribo

Featuring a terrace, a swimming pool and a fitness centre, Courtyard Paramaribo offers rooms with free cable TV only a 5-minute walk from the Palm Tree Garden. There is a restaurant, and a bar is featured by the pool... view more
$US 115
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
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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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