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Suriname FlagMajor cities : Paramaribo (Capital), Blauwgrond, Latour, Koewarasan and De Nieuwe Grond.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Population, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Unemployment, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Suriname Subdivision

List of administrative levels in that compounds Suriname.


Suriname Information

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ISO 3166-1SR - SUR - 740
NATO country codeNS - SUR
FIPS 10-4 codeNS
ContinentAmericas / South America
Suriname CapitalParamaribo
Official languageDutch
Name of the inhabitantsSurinamer
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 National anthemGod zij met ons Suriname

Suriname Head of state

Vice presidentAshwin Adhin (2015)
President of the RepublicChan Santokhi (2020)
Ronnie Brunswijk (2020)

Suriname Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Suriname.

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

Suriname Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Suriname (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area163,270 km² (63,039 sq mi)
Population591,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 3.6 /km² (9.4 /sq mi)
Length of coastline386 km
Perimeter2,089 km
Life expectancy71.6 Year (2015), ♀ : 74.7 Year, ♂ : 68.6 Year
Average years of schooling 8.3 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.720 (2018)
Gross domestic product3 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 2.0 %
5,799 US$ per capita
Unemployment7.5 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation6.9 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B+ (Negative, 25 April 2016)
  • Fitch: B+ (Stable, 21 November 2011)
  • Moody's: B1 (Stable, 20 May 2016)
  • Dagong: BB+ (Stable, 20 May 2013)

Suriname Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

Suriname Covid-19

Incident rate1,543.49
Case fatality ratio1.94036 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

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

Suriname's border with 3 other countries. The list of Border countries of Suriname below classified by border length (in kilometers).

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

Suriname Map

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Suriname Climate

  1. Tropical rainforest climate 98 %
  2. Monsoon 1.6 %

Suriname Weather (Paramaribo)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Suriname for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Paramaribo).

Suriname Electricity

Electrical standard in Suriname (voltage, power outlet ...)

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

Suriname Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Suriname classified by annual passenger transit.

Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport

Suriname Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Suriname selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

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

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Suriname and the number of medals won.

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