Suriname is a small republic on the northeast coast of . It prides itself on its thoroughly multi-ethnic culture, a colourful blend of indigenous Indian traditions and those of its former Dutch colonisers and the African, Javanese and Hindustan workers they once brought with them.

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, often called Par'bo, is the lively capital and only city of the sparsely inhabited country of .

The region comprises 's three inland administrative districts: Brokopondo, Para and Sipaliwini.


The region of comprises four districts: Commewijne, Marowijne, Paramaribo and Wanica.

The region of comprises the three coastal districts between and the western border with : Coronie, Nickerie and Saramacca.

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  • Location: 
  • Population:  493,000
  • Latitude of center:  4° 7' 37.2" (4.127°) north
  • Longitude of center:  55° 51' 14.4" (55.854°) west
  • Elevation:  171 meters (561 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  163,270 km² (63,039 miles²)
  • Languages:  Dutch, English, Sranan Tongo, Caribbean Hindustani and Javanese
  • Currency:  Dollar (SRD)
  • Phone code:  597
  • Internet domain:  .sr
  • Neighbors:  , and
  • Wikidata:  Suriname
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Suriname

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Albanian:  Surinami Amharic:  ሱሪናም Arabic:  سورينام Aragonese:  Surinam Armenian:  Սուրինամ Asturian:  Surinam Azerbaijani:  Surinamə Bambara:  Surinami Basque:  Surinam Belarusian:  Сурынам Bengali:  সুরিনাম Bosnian:  Surinam Breton:  Surinam Bulgarian:  Суринам Catalan:  Surinam Central Khmer:  សូរីណាម Chinese:  苏里南 Chinese:  蘇利南 Cornish:  Surinam Croatian:  Surinam Czech:  Surinam Danish:  Surinam Dutch:  Republiek Suriname
English:  Republic of Suriname Esperanto:  Surinamo Ewe:  Suriname nutome Faroese:  Surinam Finnish:  Surinam French:  Surinam Fulah:  Surinaam Galician:  Surinam Ganda:  Surinaamu Georgian:  სურინამი Greek:  Σουρινάμ Gujarati:  સુરીનામ Hebrew:  סורינאם Hebrew:  סורינם Hindi:  सुरिनाम Hindi:  सूरीनाम Icelandic:  Súrínam Ido:  Surinam Iloko:  Surinam Irish:  Suranam Japanese:  スリナム Japanese:  スリナム共和国 Kannada:  ಸುರಿನಾಮ
Kikuyu:  Surinamu Korean:  수리남 Kurdish:  سورینام Lao:  ຊູລິນາມິ Latin:  Surinamia Latvian:  Surinama Lingala:  Surinamɛ Lithuanian:  Surinamas Low German:  Surinam Macedonian:  Суринам Malagasy:  Sorinam Malay:  Surinam Malayalam:  സുറിനാം Maltese:  Surinam Marathi:  सुरिनाम Nepali:  सुरिनेम Norwegian:  Surinam Norwegian Bokmål:  Surinam Norwegian Nynorsk:  Surinam Occitan:  Surinam Oriya:  ସୁରିନାମ Persian:  سورینام Polish:  Surinam
Pushto:  سورينام Quechua:  Surinam Romanian:  Surinam Romansh:  Surinam Russian:  Суринам Sango:  Surinäm Sanskrit:  सुरिनाम Scottish Gaelic:  Suranam Serbian:  Суринам Serbian:  Суринами Serbo-Croatian:  Surinam Sicilian:  Surinami Slovak:  Surinam Slovenian:  Surinam Spanish:  Surinam Swahili:  Surinam Swahili:  Surinamu Swedish:  Surinam Tamil:  சுரிநாம் Tamil:  சூரினாம் Telugu:  సురినామ్ Thai:  ซูรินาเม Thai:  ประเทศซูรินาม
Thai:  สุรินัม Tibetan:  སུ་རི་ནཱམ། Tigrinya:  ሱሪናም Tonga:  Sulinami Turkish:  Surinam Ukrainian:  Суринам Ukrainian:  Сурінам Urdu:  سورینام Vietnamese:  Xu-ri-nam (Suriname) Vietnamese:  Xu-ri-nam Volapük:  Surinän Welsh:  Swrinam Yiddish:  סורינאם Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Surinami Zulu:  i-Suriname Dutch Guiana Nederlandisch Guyana Nederlandsch Guyana Netherlands Guiana Republic of Surinam Republiek van Suriname

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