Republic of Suriname

Suriname (/ˈsjʊərɪnæm/US also /-nɑːm/, also sometimes spelled Surinam), officially known as the Republic of Suriname (DutchRepubliek Suriname [reːpyˌblik syːriˈnaːmə]), is a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west and Brazil to the south. At just under 165,000 square kilometers (64,000 square miles), it is the smallest sovereign statein South America.[note 1] Suriname has a population of approximately 558,368,[8] most of whom live on the country's north coast, in and around the capital and largest city, Paramaribo.

Capital
Paramaribo
Square
163 270.0
Population
575 991
Languages
Dutch, English, Sranan Tongo, hns, Javanese
Currency
SRD
Continent
South America
Minister of Agriculture
 Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Rabindre Parmessar

Suriname in news

04 March 2022
An article published on the FAO website related about United Nations Joint Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Fund’s award program that will benefit Surinam’s indigenous communities, youth and women aimed to develop Suriname’s pineapple business.
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