Suriname

Summary

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

Country

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

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
National Assembly of Suriname
Governing officials
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Organization member

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

Dated location

Date founded
1975-11-25
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Suriname (1975-11-25)
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
SUR
Olympics participated in
Athletes
Athletic performances
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Surinamese
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Location

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

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Democratic Alternative '91
Democratic National Platform 2000
 

Administrative Area

Administrative children
Short name
sr
Adjectival form
Surinamese
Administrative parent
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Statistical region

Fertility rate
6.594 (1961)
6.558 (1962)
6.497 (1963)
GDP growth rate
6.003 (2003)
8.703 (2004)
-3.228 (1976)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.115 (1995)
0.226 (1996)
Life expectancy
68.15 (2002)
68.334 (2003)
68.57 (2004)
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