Suriname

Summary

Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Liberal democracy
Contained by
Area
163,821 km² (63252 mi²)
GDP (nominal)
262,102,969 (1970, US$)
3,891,803,279 (2009, US$)
438,220,953 (1991, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
8,900 (2008, US$)
Population
 

Country

FIPS Code
NS
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
sr
Languages spoken
National anthem
Currency Formerly Used
Calling Code
597
ISO Short Name
SURINAME
 

Organization member

Member of
South American Community of Nations
United Nations (1975-12-04)
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 2,401, 2,431)
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Surinamese
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
National Assembly of Suriname
Governing officials
 

Dated location

Date founded
1975-11-25
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Basic Party for Renewal and Democracy
Democratic Alternative '91
 

Location

Adjectival form
Surinamer
Contains
Events
Nearby airports
Cayana Airstrip
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
ART
People born here
Geolocation
-55.427 × 5.063
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
Athletic performances
IOC Code
SUR
Olympics participated in
 

Administrative Area

Administrative children
Short name
sr
Adjectival form
Surinamese
Administrative parent
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Suriname (1975-11-25)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Statistical region

Internet users as percentage of population
1.003 (1997)
0 (1990)
0.115 (1995)
Life expectancy
68.15 (2002)
68.334 (2003)
68.57 (2004)
Fertility rate
6.608 (1960)
6.594 (1961)
6.558 (1962)
GDP growth rate
6.003 (2003)
8.703 (2004)
-3.228 (1976)
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